Lemon Chiffon

HEX #FFFACD / RGB (255, 250, 205)

Light yellow chiffon ribbon

What is Lemon Chiffon Color?

Lemon Chiffon (Hex code: FFFACD) Thumbnail

Lemon Chiffon has the hex code #FFFACD. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 250, 205), which means it is composed of 36% red, 35% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:2 Y:20 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Lemon Chiffon has a hue of 54°, 20% 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.

Lemon Chiffon color is from the X11 and web colors lists and named after the color of lemon chiffon cake. It can be used in HTML and CSS with its name, "LemonChiffon", in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values.

Lemon Chiffon Color Codes

RGB Values(255, 250, 205)
CMYK Values(0%, 2%, 20%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(54°, 20%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFCC
Inverse Color#000532 [Cetacean Blue]
Closest Pantone®7499 C
Closest RAL9010 [Pure white]
Complementary Color#CDD2FF [Lavender Blue]
Lemon Chiffon Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#EDEDED
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F7F7F7
Weighted Average (Luma)#F8F8F8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F4F4F4

Lemon Chiffon Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFFACD. Complementary color is CDD2FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Lemon Chiffon is Lavender Blue with the hex code #CDD2FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFFACD color is offered by #CDD2FF. 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 (FFFACD, EBFFCD and FFE1CD)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Lemon Chiffon (#FFFACD) are Nyanza (#EBFFCD) and Lumber (#FFE1CD). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Lemon Chiffon 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 (FFFACD, CDEBFF and E1CDFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Lemon Chiffon (#FFFACD) are #CDEBFF (Water) and #E1CDFF (Pale Lavender). 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 (FFFACD, CDFFFA and FACDFF)

Triadic Palette

Lemon Chiffon triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CDFFFA (Water) and #FACDFF (Shampoo) along with #FFFACD 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 (FFFACD, CDFFFA, CDD2FF and FFCDD2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Lemon Chiffon has four colors - #CDFFFA (Water), #CDD2FF (Lavender Blue) and #FFCDD2 (Light Red) in addition to the base color (#FFFACD). 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 (FFFACD, CDFFE1, CDD2FF and FFCDEB)

Square Palette

Lemon Chiffon square color palette has #CDFFE1 (Aero Blue), #CDD2FF (Lavender Blue) and #FFCDEB (Classic Rose). 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

Lemon Chiffon Color Rainbow Palette

Our Lemon Chiffon 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 Lemon Chiffon Color


  • Transparent FFFBD7#FFFBD7
  • Transparent FFFCDC#FFFCDC
  • Transparent FFFCE1#FFFCE1
  • Transparent FFFDE6#FFFDE6
  • Transparent FFFDEB#FFFDEB
  • Transparent FFFEF0#FFFEF0
  • Transparent FFFEF5#FFFEF5
  • Transparent FFFFFA#FFFFFA


  • Transparent E6E2BE#E6E2BE
  • Transparent D9D5B6#D9D5B6
  • Transparent CCC9AE#CCC9AE
  • Transparent C0BDA7#C0BDA7
  • Transparent B3B19F#B3B19F
  • Transparent A6A597#A6A597
  • Transparent 99988F#99988F
  • Transparent 8D8C88#8D8C88


  • Transparent CCC8A4#CCC8A4
  • Transparent B3AF90#B3AF90
  • Transparent 99967B#99967B
  • Transparent 807D67#807D67
  • Transparent 666452#666452
  • Transparent 4D4B3E#4D4B3E
  • Transparent 333229#333229
  • Transparent 1A1915#1A1915

Lemon Chiffon Color Patterns

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    Lemon Chiffon Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Lemon Chiffon Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lemon Chiffon Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lemon Chiffon Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lemon Chiffon Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lemon Chiffon Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lemon Chiffon Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lemon Chiffon Plaid Pattern

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