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#688AFB Hex Code

Color Name: Cornflower Blue

What is hex #688AFB Color?

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The color name of hex code #688AFB is Cornflower Blue. The RGB values are (104, 138, 251) which means it is composed of 21% red, 28% green and 51% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:59 M:45 Y:0 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, #688AFB has a hue of 226°, 59% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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 #688AFB Color Codes

Color NameCornflower Blue
RGB Values(104, 138, 251)
CMYK Values(59%, 45%, 0%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(226°, 59%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#6699FF
Inverse Color#977504 [Gamboge Orange (Brown)]
Closest Pantone®2718 C
Closest RAL5024 [Pastel blue]
Complementary Color#FBD968 [Orange-Yellow (Crayola)]
#688AFB Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Luma)#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BCBCBC

Hex #688AFB Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 688AFB. Complementary color is FBD968

Complementary Palette

The complement of #688AFB is #FBD968 which is called Orange-Yellow (Crayola). Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #688AFB color is offered by #FBD968. 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 (688AFB, 9068FB and 68D4FB)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #688AFB are #9068FB and #68D4FB, called Violets Are Blue and Maya Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #688AFB 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 (688AFB, FB9068 and D4FB68)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #688AFB are #FB9068 (Atomic Tangerine) and #D4FB68 (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 (688AFB, FB688A and 8AFB68)

Triadic Palette

#688AFB triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FB688A (Ultra Red) and #8AFB68 (Screamin' Green) along with #688AFB, 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 (688AFB, FB688A, FBD968 and 68FBD9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #688AFB has #FB688A (Ultra Red), #FBD968 (Orange-Yellow (Crayola)) and #68FBD9 (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 (688AFB, FB68D4, FBD968 and 68FB90)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #688AFB contains #FB68D4 (Rose Pink), #FBD968 (Orange-Yellow (Crayola)) and #68FB90 (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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Rainbow color

Hex #688AFB Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #688AFB 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 688AFB Color


  • Transparent 86A1FC86A1FC
  • Transparent 95ADFC95ADFC
  • Transparent A4B9FDA4B9FD
  • Transparent B4C5FDB4C5FD
  • Transparent C3D0FDC3D0FD
  • Transparent D2DCFED2DCFE
  • Transparent E1E8FEE1E8FE
  • Transparent F0F3FFF0F3FF


  • Transparent 6D88E26D88E2
  • Transparent 6F87D66F87D6
  • Transparent 7286CA7286CA
  • Transparent 7485BE7485BE
  • Transparent 7684B17684B1
  • Transparent 7983A57983A5
  • Transparent 7B82997B8299
  • Transparent 7E818C7E818C


  • Transparent 536EC9536EC9
  • Transparent 4961B04961B0
  • Transparent 3E53973E5397
  • Transparent 34457E34457E
  • Transparent 2A37642A3764
  • Transparent 1F294B1F294B
  • Transparent 151C32151C32
  • Transparent 0A0E190A0E19

#688AFB Color Patterns

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    #688AFB Houndstooth Pattern

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    #688AFB Plaid Pattern

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