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Marigold Color

HEX #EAA221 / RGB (234, 162, 33)

Marigold Flower

What is Marigold Color?

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Marigold has the hex code #EAA221. The equivalent RGB values are (234, 162, 33), which means it is composed of 55% red, 38% green and 8% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:31 Y:86 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, Marigold has a hue of 39°, 86% saturation and a brightness value of 92%.
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.

Marigold is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the marigold CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Note: The name of the color comes from the marigold (often misspelt as "miragold") flower which, though was native to Americas, are now grown and cultivated throughout the world.

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Marigold Color Codes

Hex Code#EAA221
RGB Values(234, 162, 33)
CMYK Values(0%, 31%, 86%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(39°, 86%, 92%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#155DDE [Celtic Blue]
Closest Pantone®7409 C
Closest RAL1033 [Dahlia yellow]
Complementary Color#2169EA [Blue (Crayola)]
Marigold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8F8F8F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A9A9A9
Weighted Average (Luma)#A8A8A8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CDCDCD

Marigold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EAA221. Complementary color is 2169EA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Marigold is Blue (Crayola) with the hex code #2169EA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EAA221 color is offered by #2169EA. 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.

EAA221 2169EA
Analogous color palette with (EAA221, CEEA21 and EA3E21)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Marigold (#EAA221) are Pear (#CEEA21) and Vermilion (Plochere) (#EA3E21). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Marigold 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.

EAA221 CEEA21 EA3E21
Split Complementary color palette with (EAA221, 21CEEA and 3E21EA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Marigold (#EAA221) are #21CEEA (Spiro Disco Ball) and #3E21EA (Han Purple). 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.

EAA221 21CEEA 3E21EA
Triadic color palette with (EAA221, 21EAA2 and A221EA)

Triadic Palette

Marigold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #21EAA2 (Medium Spring Green) and #A221EA (Purple (X11)) along with #EAA221 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

EAA221 21EAA2 A221EA
Tetradic color palette with (EAA221, 21EAA2, 2169EA and EA2169)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Marigold has four colors - #21EAA2 (Medium Spring Green), #2169EA (Blue (Crayola)) and #EA2169 (Razzmatazz) in addition to the base color (#EAA221). 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.

EAA221 21EAA2 2169EA EA2169
Square color palette with (EAA221, 21EA3E, 2169EA and EA21CE)

Square Palette

Marigold square color palette has #21EA3E (Malachite), #2169EA (Blue (Crayola)) and #EA21CE (Hot Magenta). 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.

EAA221 21EA3E 2169EA EA21CE
Rainbow color

Marigold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Marigold 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.

EAA421 84EA21 21EA6A 21BDEA 3121EA DD21EA EA214B

Tints, Tones & Shades of Marigold Color


  • Transparent EEB54DEEB54D
  • Transparent F0BE64F0BE64
  • Transparent F2C77AF2C77A
  • Transparent F5D190F5D190
  • Transparent F7DAA6F7DAA6
  • Transparent F9E3BCF9E3BC
  • Transparent FBECD3FBECD3
  • Transparent FDF6E9FDF6E9


  • Transparent D59B34D59B34
  • Transparent CA983ECA983E
  • Transparent C09447C09447
  • Transparent B59151B59151
  • Transparent AA8E5AAA8E5A
  • Transparent A08A64A08A64
  • Transparent 95876D95876D
  • Transparent 8B83778B8377


  • Transparent BB821ABB821A
  • Transparent A47117A47117
  • Transparent 8C61148C6114
  • Transparent 755111755111
  • Transparent 5E410D5E410D
  • Transparent 46310A46310A
  • Transparent 2F20072F2007
  • Transparent 171003171003

Marigold Color Patterns

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    Marigold Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Marigold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Marigold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Marigold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Marigold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Marigold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Marigold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Marigold Plaid Pattern

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