#28437C Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Cornflower Blue

What is hex #28437C Color?

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The color name of hex code #28437C is Dark Cornflower Blue. The RGB values are (40, 67, 124) which means it is composed of 17% red, 29% green and 54% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:68 M:46 Y:0 K:51. In the HSV/HSB scale, #28437C has a hue of 221°, 68% saturation and a brightness value of 49%.
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.

Hex #28437C Color Codes

Color NameDark Cornflower Blue
RGB Values(40, 67, 124)
CMYK Values(68%, 46%, 0%, 51%)
HSV/HSB Values(221°, 68%, 49%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#D7BC83 [Burlywood]
Closest Pantone®7687 C
Closest RAL5002 [Ultramarine blue]
Complementary Color#7C6128 [Coyote Brown]
#28437C Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4D4D4D
Desaturated#525252
Weighted Average (Most Common)#414141
Weighted Average (Luma)#414141
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#868686

Hex #28437C Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 28437C. Complementary color is 7C6128

Complementary Palette

The complement of #28437C is #7C6128 which is called Coyote Brown. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #28437C color is offered by #7C6128. 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.

Analogous color palette with (28437C, 37287C and 286D7C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #28437C are #37287C and #286D7C, called Cosmic Cobalt and Ming, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #28437C with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (28437C, 7C3728 and 6D7C28)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #28437C are #7C3728 (Burnt Umber) and #6D7C28 (Mustard Green). 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.

Triadic color palette with (28437C, 7C2843 and 437C28)

Triadic Palette

#28437C triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7C2843 (Puce Red) and #437C28 (Sap Green) along with #28437C, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (28437C, 7C2843, 7C6128 and 287C61)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #28437C has #7C2843 (Puce Red), #7C6128 (Coyote Brown) and #287C61 (Sea Green). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (28437C, 7C286D, 7C6128 and 287C37)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #28437C contains #7C286D (Midnight), #7C6128 (Coyote Brown) and #287C37 (Japanese Laurel). 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.

Rainbow color

Hex #28437C Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #28437C rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

#28437C Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 28437C

    Dark Cornflower Blue gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 28437C

    Dark Cornflower Blue vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 28437C

    Dark Cornflower Blue polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 28437C

    Dark Cornflower Blue honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 28437C

    Dark Cornflower Blue leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 28437C

    Dark Cornflower Blue houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 28437C

    Dark Cornflower Blue trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 28437C

    Dark Cornflower Blue plaid pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.