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#FF4500 Hex Code

Color Name: Red-Orange (X11)

What is hex #FF4500 Color?

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The color name of hex code #FF4500 is Red-Orange (X11). The RGB values are (255, 69, 0) which means it is composed of 79% red, 21% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:73 Y:100 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, #FF4500 has a hue of 16°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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 #FF4500 Color Codes

Color NameRed-Orange (X11)
RGB Values(255, 69, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 73%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(16°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF3300
Inverse Color#00BAFF [Blue Bolt]
Closest Pantone®1655 C
Closest RAL2005 [Luminous orange]
Complementary Color#00BAFF [Blue Bolt]
#FF4500 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6C6C6C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#757575
Weighted Average (Luma)#686868
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A5A5A5

Hex #FF4500 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF4500. Complementary color is 00BAFF

Complementary Palette

The complement of #FF4500 is #00BAFF which is called Blue Bolt. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF4500 color is offered by #00BAFF. 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.

FF4500 00BAFF
Analogous color palette with (FF4500, FFC500 and FF003B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #FF4500 are #FFC500 and #FF003B, called Golden Poppy and Carmine Red, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #FF4500 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.

FF4500 FFC500 FF003B
Split Complementary color palette with (FF4500, 00FFC5 and 003AFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #FF4500 are #00FFC5 (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #003AFF (Blue (RYB)). 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.

FF4500 00FFC5 003AFF
Triadic color palette with (FF4500, 00FF45 and 4500FF)

Triadic Palette

#FF4500 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FF45 (Malachite) and #4500FF (Electric Ultramarine) along with #FF4500, 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.

FF4500 00FF45 4500FF
Tetradic color palette with (FF4500, 00FF45, 00BAFF and FF00BA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #FF4500 has #00FF45 (Malachite), #00BAFF (Blue Bolt) and #FF00BA (Shocking Pink). 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.

FF4500 00FF45 00BAFF FF00BA
Square color palette with (FF4500, 3BFF00, 00BAFF and C500FF)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #FF4500 contains #3BFF00 (Harlequin), #00BAFF (Blue Bolt) and #C500FF (Electric Purple). 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.

FF4500 3BFF00 00BAFF C500FF
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Hex #FF4500 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #FF4500 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.

FF4400 DFFF00 05FF00 00FFD6 004EFF 8D00FF FF0097

Tints, Tones & Shades of FF4500 Color


  • Transparent FF6A33FF6A33
  • Transparent FF7D4DFF7D4D
  • Transparent FF8F66FF8F66
  • Transparent FFA280FFA280
  • Transparent FFB599FFB599
  • Transparent FFC7B3FFC7B3
  • Transparent FFDACCFFDACC
  • Transparent FFECE6FFECE6


  • Transparent E6511AE6511A
  • Transparent D95726D95726
  • Transparent CC5D33CC5D33
  • Transparent C06340C06340
  • Transparent B3684DB3684D
  • Transparent A66E5AA66E5A
  • Transparent 997466997466
  • Transparent 8D7A738D7A73


  • Transparent CC3700CC3700
  • Transparent B33000B33000
  • Transparent 992900992900
  • Transparent 802300802300
  • Transparent 661C00661C00
  • Transparent 4D15004D1500
  • Transparent 330E00330E00
  • Transparent 1A07001A0700

#FF4500 Color Patterns

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    #FF4500 Leaves Pattern

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    #FF4500 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #FF4500 Trellis Pattern

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    #FF4500 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.