Honey Yellow (Pantone)

HEX #CA9456 / RGB (202, 148, 86)

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What is Honey Yellow (Pantone) Color?

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Honey yellow from the Pantone®'s Textile Cotton eXtended color list is numbered 16-1143 TCX. The color can be applied on a web page with HTML and/or CSS by its hex, RGB, CMYk or HSB color values.

FYI, the CMYK values are not available on the company web site. The ones listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal value and are only approximates.

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Honey Yellow (Pantone) Color Codes

Hex Code#CA9456
RGB Values(202, 148, 86)
CMYK Values(0%, 27%, 57%, 21%)
HSV/HSB Values(32°, 57%, 79%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#356BA9 [Lapis Lazuli]
Closest RAL1024 [Ochre yellow]
Complementary Color#568CCA [Silver Lake Blue]
Honey Yellow (Pantone) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#919191
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9D9D9D
Weighted Average (Luma)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C6C6C6

Honey Yellow (Pantone) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CA9456. Complementary color is 568CCA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Honey Yellow (Pantone) is Silver Lake Blue with the hex code #568CCA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CA9456 color is offered by #568CCA. 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 (CA9456, C6CA56 and CA5A56)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Honey Yellow (Pantone) (#CA9456) are June Bud (#C6CA56) and Indian Red (#CA5A56). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Honey Yellow (Pantone) with a 30° separation on either side. 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 (CA9456, 56C6CA and 5A56CA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Honey Yellow (Pantone) (#CA9456) are #56C6CA (Sea Serpent) and #5A56CA (Iris). 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 (CA9456, 56CA94 and 9456CA)

Triadic Palette

Honey Yellow (Pantone) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #56CA94 (Ocean Green) and #9456CA (Deep Lilac) along with #CA9456 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 (CA9456, 56CA94, 568CCA and CA568C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Honey Yellow (Pantone) has four colors - #56CA94 (Ocean Green), #568CCA (Silver Lake Blue) and #CA568C (Mulberry) in addition to the base color (#CA9456). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (CA9456, 56CA5A, 568CCA and CA56C6)

Square Palette

Honey Yellow (Pantone) square color palette has #56CA5A (Emerald), #568CCA (Silver Lake Blue) and #CA56C6 (Deep Fuchsia). 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

Honey Yellow (Pantone) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Honey Yellow (Pantone) rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Honey Yellow (Pantone) Color


  • Transparent D5A978#D5A978
  • Transparent DAB489#DAB489
  • Transparent DFBF9A#DFBF9A
  • Transparent E5CAAB#E5CAAB
  • Transparent EAD4BB#EAD4BB
  • Transparent EFDFCC#EFDFCC
  • Transparent F4EADD#F4EADD
  • Transparent FAF4EE#FAF4EE


  • Transparent BB905E#BB905E
  • Transparent B48E63#B48E63
  • Transparent AC8C67#AC8C67
  • Transparent A58A6B#A58A6B
  • Transparent 9E886F#9E886F
  • Transparent 968673#968673
  • Transparent 8F8478#8F8478
  • Transparent 87827C#87827C


  • Transparent A27645#A27645
  • Transparent 8D683C#8D683C
  • Transparent 795934#795934
  • Transparent 654A2B#654A2B
  • Transparent 513B22#513B22
  • Transparent 3D2C1A#3D2C1A
  • Transparent 281E11#281E11
  • Transparent 140F09#140F09

Honey Yellow (Pantone) Color Patterns

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    Honey Yellow (Pantone) Gingham Checks

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    Honey Yellow (Pantone) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Honey Yellow (Pantone) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Honey Yellow (Pantone) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Honey Yellow (Pantone) Leaves Pattern

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    Honey Yellow (Pantone) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Honey Yellow (Pantone) Trellis Pattern

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    Honey Yellow (Pantone) Plaid Pattern

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