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Heather Red Color

HEX #974C4D / RGB (151, 76, 77)

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What is Heather Red Color?

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Heather Red has the hex code #974C4D. The equivalent RGB values are (151, 76, 77), which means it is composed of 50% red, 25% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:50 Y:49 K:41. In the HSV/HSB scale, Heather Red has a hue of 359°, 50% saturation and a brightness value of 59%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Heather Red color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Heather Red can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Heather Red Color Codes

Hex Code#974C4D
RGB Values(151, 76, 77)
CMYK Values(0%, 50%, 49%, 41%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 50%, 59%)
Closest Web Safe#993366
Inverse Color#68B3B2 [Green Sheen]
Closest Pantone®696 C
Closest RAL4002 [Red violet]
Complementary Color#4C9796 [Polished Pine]
Heather Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#656565
Weighted Average (Most Common)#636363
Weighted Average (Luma)#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9C9C9C

Heather Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 974C4D. Complementary color is 4C9796

Complementary Palette

The complement of Heather Red is Polished Pine with the hex code #4C9796. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #974C4D color is offered by #4C9796. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (974C4D, 97714C and 974C73)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Heather Red (#974C4D) are Dirt (#97714C) and Sugar Plum (#974C73). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Heather Red with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (974C4D, 4C9771 and 4C7397)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Heather Red (#974C4D) are #4C9771 (Wintergreen Dream) and #4C7397 (Queen Blue). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (974C4D, 4D974C and 4C4D97)

Triadic Palette

Heather Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4D974C (May Green) and #4C4D97 (Dark Slate Blue) along with #974C4D create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (974C4D, 4D974C, 4C9796 and 964C97)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Heather Red has four colors - #4D974C (May Green), #4C9796 (Polished Pine) and #964C97 (Razzmic Berry) in addition to the base color (#974C4D). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (974C4D, 73974C, 4C9796 and 714C97)

Square Palette

Heather Red square color palette has #73974C (Palm Leaf), #4C9796 (Polished Pine) and #714C97 (Dark Lavender). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Heather Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Heather Red rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Heather Red Color


  • Transparent AC7071AC7071
  • Transparent B68282B68282
  • Transparent C19494C19494
  • Transparent CBA6A6CBA6A6
  • Transparent D5B7B8D5B7B8
  • Transparent E0C9CAE0C9CA
  • Transparent EADBDBEADBDB
  • Transparent F5EDEDF5EDED


  • Transparent 925657925657
  • Transparent 905C5C905C5C
  • Transparent 8E61618E6161
  • Transparent 8C66678C6667
  • Transparent 896B6C896B6C
  • Transparent 877071877071
  • Transparent 857676857676
  • Transparent 827B7B827B7B


  • Transparent 793D3E793D3E
  • Transparent 6A35366A3536
  • Transparent 5B2E2E5B2E2E
  • Transparent 4C26274C2627
  • Transparent 3C1E1F3C1E1F
  • Transparent 2D17172D1717
  • Transparent 1E0F0F1E0F0F
  • Transparent 0F08080F0808

Heather Red Color Patterns

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    Heather Red Gingham Checks

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    Heather Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heather Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heather Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heather Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heather Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heather Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heather Red Plaid Pattern

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