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#B8860B Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Goldenrod

What is hex #B8860B Color?

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The color name of hex code #B8860B is Dark Goldenrod. The RGB values are (184, 134, 11) which means it is composed of 56% red, 41% green and 3% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:27 Y:94 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, #B8860B has a hue of 43°, 94% saturation and a brightness value of 72%.
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 #B8860B Color Codes

Color NameDark Goldenrod
RGB Values(184, 134, 11)
CMYK Values(0%, 27%, 94%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(43°, 94%, 72%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9900
Inverse Color#4779F4 [Blueberry]
Closest Pantone®125 C
Closest RAL1005 [Honey yellow]
Complementary Color#0B3DB8 [Absolute Zero (Crayola)]
#B8860B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6E6E6E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#878787
Weighted Average (Luma)#888888
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BABABA

Hex #B8860B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B8860B. Complementary color is 0B3DB8

Complementary Palette

The complement of #B8860B is #0B3DB8 which is called Absolute Zero (Crayola). Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B8860B color is offered by #0B3DB8. 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.

B8860B 0B3DB8
Analogous color palette with (B8860B, 94B80B and B82F0B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #B8860B are #94B80B and #B82F0B, called Apple Green and Rust, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #B8860B 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.

B8860B 94B80B B82F0B
Split Complementary color palette with (B8860B, 0B94B8 and 300BB8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #B8860B are #0B94B8 (Blue-Green) and #300BB8 (Interdimensional 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.

B8860B 0B94B8 300BB8
Triadic color palette with (B8860B, 0BB886 and 860BB8)

Triadic Palette

#B8860B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #0BB886 (Green (Munsell)) and #860BB8 (Violet (RYB)) along with #B8860B, 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.

B8860B 0BB886 860BB8
Tetradic color palette with (B8860B, 0BB886, 0B3DB8 and B80B3D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #B8860B has #0BB886 (Green (Munsell)), #0B3DB8 (Absolute Zero (Crayola)) and #B80B3D (Crimson Glory). 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.

B8860B 0BB886 0B3DB8 B80B3D
Square color palette with (B8860B, 0BB830, 0B3DB8 and B80B94)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #B8860B contains #0BB830 (Dark Pastel Green), #0B3DB8 (Absolute Zero (Crayola)) and #B80B94 (Medium Violet-Red). 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.

B8860B 0BB830 0B3DB8 B80B94
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Hex #B8860B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #B8860B 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.

B8870B 55B80B 0BB856 0B86B8 240BB8 B80BB8 B80B23

Tints, Tones & Shades of B8860B Color


  • Transparent C69E3CC69E3C
  • Transparent CDAA54CDAA54
  • Transparent D4B66DD4B66D
  • Transparent DCC385DCC385
  • Transparent E3CF9DE3CF9D
  • Transparent EADBB6EADBB6
  • Transparent F1E7CEF1E7CE
  • Transparent F8F3E7F8F3E7


  • Transparent AD8522AD8522
  • Transparent A7842EA7842E
  • Transparent A2843AA2843A
  • Transparent 9C83469C8346
  • Transparent 968251968251
  • Transparent 91825D91825D
  • Transparent 8B81698B8169
  • Transparent 868174868174


  • Transparent 936B09936B09
  • Transparent 815E08815E08
  • Transparent 6E50076E5007
  • Transparent 5C43065C4306
  • Transparent 4A36044A3604
  • Transparent 372803372803
  • Transparent 251B02251B02
  • Transparent 120D01120D01

#B8860B Color Patterns

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    #B8860B Houndstooth Pattern

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    #B8860B Trellis Pattern

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    #B8860B 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.