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Poppy Red (Pantone) Color

HEX #DC343B / RGB (220, 52, 59)

Poppy flower

What is Poppy Red (Pantone) Color?

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Pantone® Poppy Red color comes from their Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is numbered 17-1664 TCX. The CMYK values have not been provided by the company and the ones listed on this page have been auto calculated from the hexadecimal code.

To apply this color on a web page with HTML or CSS, use the hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK color code.

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Poppy Red (Pantone) Color Codes

Hex Code#DC343B
RGB Values(220, 52, 59)
CMYK Values(0%, 76%, 73%, 14%)
HSV/HSB Values(358°, 76%, 86%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3333
Inverse Color#23CBC4 [Maximum Blue Green]
Pantone®17-1664 TCX
Closest RAL3028 [Pure red]
Complementary Color#34DCD5 [Turquoise]
Poppy Red (Pantone) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6E6E6E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#676767
Weighted Average (Luma)#585858
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9A9A9A

Poppy Red (Pantone) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DC343B. Complementary color is 34DCD5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Poppy Red (Pantone) is Turquoise with the hex code #34DCD5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DC343B color is offered by #34DCD5. 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 (DC343B, DC8134 and DC348F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Poppy Red (Pantone) (#DC343B) are Tiger's Eye (#DC8134) and Deep Cerise (#DC348F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Poppy Red (Pantone) 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.

DC343B DC8134 DC348F
Split Complementary color palette with (DC343B, 34DC81 and 348FDC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Poppy Red (Pantone) (#DC343B) are #34DC81 (UFO Green) and #348FDC (Tufts 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.

DC343B 34DC81 348FDC
Triadic color palette with (DC343B, 3BDC34 and 343BDC)

Triadic Palette

Poppy Red (Pantone) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3BDC34 (Lime Green) and #343BDC (Palatinate Blue) along with #DC343B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

DC343B 3BDC34 343BDC
Tetradic color palette with (DC343B, 3BDC34, 34DCD5 and D534DC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Poppy Red (Pantone) has four colors - #3BDC34 (Lime Green), #34DCD5 (Turquoise) and #D534DC (Steel Pink) in addition to the base color (#DC343B). 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.

DC343B 3BDC34 34DCD5 D534DC
Square color palette with (DC343B, 8FDC34, 34DCD5 and 8134DC)

Square Palette

Poppy Red (Pantone) square color palette has #8FDC34 (Kiwi), #34DCD5 (Turquoise) and #8134DC (Blue-Violet). 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.

DC343B 8FDC34 34DCD5 8134DC
Rainbow color

Poppy Red (Pantone) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Poppy Red (Pantone) 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.

DC343A DCBE34 6ADC34 34DC8E 349ADC 5E34DC DC34CA

Tints, Tones & Shades of Poppy Red (Pantone) Color


  • Transparent E35D62E35D62
  • Transparent E77176E77176
  • Transparent EA8589EA8589
  • Transparent EE9A9DEE9A9D
  • Transparent F1AEB1F1AEB1
  • Transparent F5C2C4F5C2C4
  • Transparent F8D6D8F8D6D8
  • Transparent FCEBEBFCEBEB


  • Transparent CA4349CA4349
  • Transparent C04B50C04B50
  • Transparent B75257B75257
  • Transparent AE5A5EAE5A5E
  • Transparent A56264A56264
  • Transparent 9C696B9C696B
  • Transparent 927172927172
  • Transparent 897879897879


  • Transparent B02A2FB02A2F
  • Transparent 9A24299A2429
  • Transparent 841F23841F23
  • Transparent 6E1A1E6E1A1E
  • Transparent 581518581518
  • Transparent 421012421012
  • Transparent 2C0A0C2C0A0C
  • Transparent 160506160506

Poppy Red (Pantone) Color Patterns

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    Poppy Red (Pantone) Gingham Checks

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    Poppy Red (Pantone) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Poppy Red (Pantone) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Poppy Red (Pantone) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Poppy Red (Pantone) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Poppy Red (Pantone) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Poppy Red (Pantone) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Poppy Red (Pantone) Plaid Pattern

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