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Mandarin Orange Color

HEX #EC6A37 / RGB (236, 106, 55)

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What is Mandarin Orange Color?

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Mandarin Orange is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 16-1459 TCX. It is not part of the web color list and cannot be used in HTML and/or CSS code by name. The color can only be applied to a web page and digital creations with the hex code, RGB or HSL values.
Mandarin Orange color hex code is #EC6A37 and the RGB equivalent is (236, 106, 55). HSL, CMYK, RAL and other values are listed in the table. Please note that the RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

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Mandarin Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#EC6A37
RGB Values(236, 106, 55)
CMYK Values(0%, 55%, 77%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(17°, 77%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FF6633
Inverse Color#1395C8 [Cyan Cornflower Blue]
Pantone®16-1459 TCX
Closest RAL2003 [Pastel orange]
Complementary Color#37B9EC [Picton Blue]
Mandarin Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Luma)#828282
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B7B7B7

Mandarin Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EC6A37. Complementary color is 37B9EC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Mandarin Orange is Picton Blue with the hex code #37B9EC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EC6A37 color is offered by #37B9EC. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (EC6A37, ECC537 and EC375F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Mandarin Orange (#EC6A37) are Saffron (#ECC537) and Paradise Pink (#EC375F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Mandarin Orange 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (EC6A37, 37ECC5 and 375FEC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Mandarin Orange (#EC6A37) are #37ECC5 (Turquoise) and #375FEC (Ultramarine 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.

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Triadic color palette with (EC6A37, 37EC6A and 6A37EC)

Triadic Palette

Mandarin Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #37EC6A (UFO Green) and #6A37EC (Majorelle Blue) along with #EC6A37 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (EC6A37, 37EC6A, 37B9EC and EC37B9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Mandarin Orange has four colors - #37EC6A (UFO Green), #37B9EC (Picton Blue) and #EC37B9 (Frostbite) in addition to the base color (#EC6A37). 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.

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Square color palette with (EC6A37, 5FEC37, 37B9EC and C537EC)

Square Palette

Mandarin Orange square color palette has #5FEC37 (Spring Frost), #37B9EC (Picton Blue) and #C537EC (Steel Pink). 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.

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Rainbow color

Mandarin Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Mandarin Orange 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Mandarin Orange Color


  • Transparent F0885FF0885F
  • Transparent F29773F29773
  • Transparent F4A687F4A687
  • Transparent F6B59BF6B59B
  • Transparent F7C3AFF7C3AF
  • Transparent F9D2C3F9D2C3
  • Transparent FBE1D7FBE1D7
  • Transparent FDF0EBFDF0EB


  • Transparent D66E46D66E46
  • Transparent CC714DCC714D
  • Transparent C17354C17354
  • Transparent B6755CB6755C
  • Transparent AB7763AB7763
  • Transparent A0796AA0796A
  • Transparent 967C71967C71
  • Transparent 8B7E798B7E79


  • Transparent BD552CBD552C
  • Transparent A54A27A54A27
  • Transparent 8E40218E4021
  • Transparent 76351C76351C
  • Transparent 5E2A165E2A16
  • Transparent 472011472011
  • Transparent 2F150B2F150B
  • Transparent 180B06180B06

Mandarin Orange Color Patterns

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    Mandarin Orange Gingham Checks

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    Mandarin Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Mandarin Orange Polka Dots Pattern

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    Mandarin Orange Honeycomb Pattern

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    Mandarin Orange Leaves Pattern

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    Mandarin Orange Houndstooth Pattern

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    Mandarin Orange Trellis Pattern

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    Mandarin Orange Plaid Pattern

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