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Indian Red Color

HEX #CD5C5C / RGB (205, 92, 92)

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What is Indian Red Color?

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Indian Red has the hex code #CD5C5C. The equivalent RGB values are (205, 92, 92), which means it is composed of 53% red, 24% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:55 Y:55 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, Indian Red has a hue of 0°, 55% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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.

The name of the color comes from the red laterite soil found in many parts of India, especially the Deccan Plateau. It is included in the web colors list and can therefore be used with its name, "IndianRed" in HTML and CSS code.

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Indian Red Color Codes

Hex Code#CD5C5C
RGB Values(205, 92, 92)
CMYK Values(0%, 55%, 55%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 55%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6666
Inverse Color#32A3A3 [Keppel]
Closest Pantone®7418 C
Closest RAL3017 [Rose]
Complementary Color#5CCDCD [Sea Serpent]
Indian Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#828282
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7E7E7E
Weighted Average (Luma)#747474
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AEAEAE

Indian Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CD5C5C. Complementary color is 5CCDCD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Indian Red is Sea Serpent with the hex code #5CCDCD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CD5C5C color is offered by #5CCDCD. 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 (CD5C5C, CD955C and CD5C95)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Indian Red (#CD5C5C) are Brown Yellow (#CD955C) and Mulberry (Crayola) (#CD5C95). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Indian Red 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.

CD5C5C CD955C CD5C95
Split Complementary color palette with (CD5C5C, 5CCD95 and 5C95CD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Indian Red (#CD5C5C) are #5CCD95 (Ocean Green) and #5C95CD (Blue-Gray). 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.

CD5C5C 5CCD95 5C95CD
Triadic color palette with (CD5C5C, 5CCD5C and 5C5CCD)

Triadic Palette

Indian Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5CCD5C (Mantis) and #5C5CCD (Iris) along with #CD5C5C 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 (CD5C5C, 5CCD5C, 5CCDCD and CD5CCD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Indian Red has four colors - #5CCD5C (Mantis), #5CCDCD (Sea Serpent) and #CD5CCD (Deep Fuchsia) in addition to the base color (#CD5C5C). 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 (CD5C5C, 95CD5C, 5CCDCD and 955CCD)

Square Palette

Indian Red square color palette has #95CD5C (Pistachio), #5CCDCD (Sea Serpent) and #955CCD (Amethyst). 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

Indian Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Indian Red 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 Indian Red Color


  • Transparent D77D7DD77D7D
  • Transparent DC8D8DDC8D8D
  • Transparent E19D9DE19D9D
  • Transparent E6AEAEE6AEAE
  • Transparent EBBEBEEBBEBE
  • Transparent F0CECEF0CECE
  • Transparent F5DEDEF5DEDE
  • Transparent FAEFEFFAEFEF


  • Transparent BE6363BE6363
  • Transparent B66767B66767
  • Transparent AE6A6AAE6A6A
  • Transparent A76E6EA76E6E
  • Transparent 9F72729F7272
  • Transparent 977575977575
  • Transparent 8F79798F7979
  • Transparent 887C7C887C7C


  • Transparent A44A4AA44A4A
  • Transparent 904040904040
  • Transparent 7B37377B3737
  • Transparent 672E2E672E2E
  • Transparent 522525522525
  • Transparent 3E1C1C3E1C1C
  • Transparent 291212291212
  • Transparent 150909150909

Indian Red Color Patterns

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    Indian Red Gingham Checks

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    Indian Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Indian Red Polka Dots Pattern

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    Indian Red Honeycomb Pattern

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    Indian Red Leaves Pattern

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    Indian Red Houndstooth Pattern

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    Indian Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Indian Red Plaid Pattern

Indian Red Color Interior Ideas

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