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#6495ED Hex Code

Color Name: Cornflower Blue

What is hex #6495ED Color?

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The color name of hex code #6495ED is Cornflower Blue. The RGB values are (100, 149, 237) which means it is composed of 21% red, 31% green and 49% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:58 M:37 Y:0 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, #6495ED has a hue of 219°, 58% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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.

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Hex #6495ED Color Codes

Color NameCornflower Blue
RGB Values(100, 149, 237)
CMYK Values(58%, 37%, 0%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(219°, 58%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#6699FF
Inverse Color#9B6A12 [Golden Brown]
Closest Pantone®2718 C
Closest RAL5024 [Pastel blue]
Complementary Color#EDBC64 [Middle Yellow Red]
#6495ED Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#909090
Weighted Average (Luma)#919191
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C0C0C0

Hex #6495ED Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6495ED. Complementary color is EDBC64

Complementary Palette

The complement of #6495ED is #EDBC64 which is called Middle Yellow Red. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6495ED color is offered by #EDBC64. 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 (6495ED, 7864ED and 64DAED)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #6495ED are #7864ED and #64DAED, called Medium Slate Blue and Sky Blue (Crayola), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #6495ED 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (6495ED, ED7864 and DAED64)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #6495ED are #ED7864 (Terra Cotta) and #DAED64 (Booger Buster). 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 (6495ED, ED6495 and 95ED64)

Triadic Palette

#6495ED triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #ED6495 (Light Crimson) and #95ED64 (Inchworm) along with #6495ED, 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.

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Tetradic color palette with (6495ED, ED6495, EDBC64 and 64EDBC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #6495ED has #ED6495 (Light Crimson), #EDBC64 (Middle Yellow Red) and #64EDBC (Medium Aquamarine). 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.

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Square color palette with (6495ED, ED64DA, EDBC64 and 64ED78)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #6495ED contains #ED64DA (Orchid), #EDBC64 (Middle Yellow Red) and #64ED78 (Very Light Malachite Green). 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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Hex #6495ED Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #6495ED 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of 6495ED Color


  • Transparent 83AAF183AAF1
  • Transparent 93B5F293B5F2
  • Transparent A2BFF4A2BFF4
  • Transparent B2CAF6B2CAF6
  • Transparent C1D5F8C1D5F8
  • Transparent D1DFFAD1DFFA
  • Transparent E0EAFBE0EAFB
  • Transparent F0F4FDF0F4FD


  • Transparent 6A91D76A91D7
  • Transparent 6C8FCC6C8FCC
  • Transparent 6F8DC16F8DC1
  • Transparent 728BB7728BB7
  • Transparent 7588AC7588AC
  • Transparent 7886A17886A1
  • Transparent 7A84967A8496
  • Transparent 7D828B7D828B


  • Transparent 5077BE5077BE
  • Transparent 4668A64668A6
  • Transparent 3C598E3C598E
  • Transparent 324B77324B77
  • Transparent 283C5F283C5F
  • Transparent 1E2D471E2D47
  • Transparent 141E2F141E2F
  • Transparent 0A0F180A0F18

#6495ED Color Patterns

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    #6495ED Houndstooth Pattern

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    #6495ED Trellis Pattern

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    #6495ED Plaid Pattern

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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.