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Pollen Color

HEX #F9D016 / RGB (249, 208, 22)

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What is Pollen Color?

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Pollen has the hex code #F9D016. The equivalent RGB values are (249, 208, 22), which means it is composed of 52% red, 43% green and 5% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:16 Y:91 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pollen has a hue of 49°, 91% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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.

Pollen 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 Pollen CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Pollen Color Codes

Hex Code#F9D016
RGB Values(249, 208, 22)
CMYK Values(0%, 16%, 91%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(49°, 91%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC00
Inverse Color#062FE9 [Bluebonnet]
Closest Pantone®115 C
Closest RAL1018 [Zinc yellow]
Complementary Color#163FF9 [Blue (RYB)]
Pollen Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C8C8C8
Weighted Average (Luma)#CBCBCB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DFDFDF

Pollen Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F9D016. Complementary color is 163FF9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pollen is Blue (RYB) with the hex code #163FF9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F9D016 color is offered by #163FF9. 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 (F9D016, B1F916 and F95F16)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pollen (#F9D016) are Spring Bud (#B1F916) and Giants Orange (#F95F16). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pollen 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.

F9D016 B1F916 F95F16
Split Complementary color palette with (F9D016, 16B1F9 and 5E16F9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pollen (#F9D016) are #16B1F9 (Spiro Disco Ball) and #5E16F9 (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.

F9D016 16B1F9 5E16F9
Triadic color palette with (F9D016, 16F9D0 and D016F9)

Triadic Palette

Pollen triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #16F9D0 (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #D016F9 (Vivid Orchid) along with #F9D016 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 (F9D016, 16F9D0, 163FF9 and F9163F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pollen has four colors - #16F9D0 (Sea Green (Crayola)), #163FF9 (Blue (RYB)) and #F9163F (Scarlet) in addition to the base color (#F9D016). 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.

F9D016 16F9D0 163FF9 F9163F
Square color palette with (F9D016, 16F95F, 163FF9 and F916B1)

Square Palette

Pollen square color palette has #16F95F (Malachite), #163FF9 (Blue (RYB)) and #F916B1 (Shocking 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.

F9D016 16F95F 163FF9 F916B1
Rainbow color

Pollen Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pollen 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.

F9CF16 60F916 16F98F 16A1F9 4E16F9 F916E2 F9161F

Tints, Tones & Shades of Pollen Color


  • Transparent FAD945FAD945
  • Transparent FBDE5CFBDE5C
  • Transparent FBE373FBE373
  • Transparent FCE88BFCE88B
  • Transparent FDECA2FDECA2
  • Transparent FDF1B9FDF1B9
  • Transparent FEF6D0FEF6D0
  • Transparent FEFAE8FEFAE8


  • Transparent E1C02BE1C02B
  • Transparent D5B836D5B836
  • Transparent C9B040C9B040
  • Transparent BDA84BBDA84B
  • Transparent B0A056B0A056
  • Transparent A49860A49860
  • Transparent 98906B98906B
  • Transparent 8C88758C8875


  • Transparent C7A612C7A612
  • Transparent AE920FAE920F
  • Transparent 957D0D957D0D
  • Transparent 7D680B7D680B
  • Transparent 645309645309
  • Transparent 4B3E074B3E07
  • Transparent 322A04322A04
  • Transparent 191502191502

Pollen Color Patterns

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    Pollen Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pollen Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pollen Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pollen Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pollen Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pollen Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pollen Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pollen Plaid Pattern

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