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Primrose Yellow Color

HEX #F6D155 / RGB (246, 209, 85)

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What is Primrose Yellow Color?

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Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 13-0755-TCX, Primrose Yellow color hex code is #F6D155 with RGB equivalent (246, 209, 85). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Primrose Yellow can be applied to web pages with its HSL, RGB or the hex color code.
Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values for the color. The RAL and CMYK numbers listed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Primrose Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#F6D155
RGB Values(246, 209, 85)
CMYK Values(0%, 15%, 66%, 4%)
HSV/HSB Values(46°, 65%, 96%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC66
Inverse Color#092EAA [International Klein Blue]
Closest RAL1016 [Sulphur yellow]
Complementary Color#557AF6 [Blueberry]
Primrose Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CECECE
Weighted Average (Luma)#D0D0D0
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E1E1E1

Primrose Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F6D155. Complementary color is 557AF6

Complementary Palette

The complement of Primrose Yellow is Blueberry with the hex code #557AF6. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F6D155 color is offered by #557AF6. 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 (F6D155, CBF655 and F68155)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Primrose Yellow (#F6D155) are Maximum Green Yellow (#CBF655) and Coral (#F68155). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Primrose Yellow 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 (F6D155, 55CBF6 and 8155F6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Primrose Yellow (#F6D155) are #55CBF6 (Maya Blue) and #8155F6 (Violets Are 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 (F6D155, 55F6D1 and D155F6)

Triadic Palette

Primrose Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #55F6D1 (Turquoise) and #D155F6 (Heliotrope) along with #F6D155 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 (F6D155, 55F6D1, 557AF6 and F6557A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Primrose Yellow has four colors - #55F6D1 (Turquoise), #557AF6 (Blueberry) and #F6557A (Brink Pink) in addition to the base color (#F6D155). 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 (F6D155, 55F681, 557AF6 and F655CB)

Square Palette

Primrose Yellow square color palette has #55F681 (Very Light Malachite Green), #557AF6 (Blueberry) and #F655CB (Light Deep 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

Primrose Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Primrose Yellow 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 Primrose Yellow Color


  • Transparent F8DA77F8DA77
  • Transparent F9DF88F9DF88
  • Transparent FAE399FAE399
  • Transparent FBE8AAFBE8AA
  • Transparent FBEDBBFBEDBB
  • Transparent FCF1CCFCF1CC
  • Transparent FDF6DDFDF6DD
  • Transparent FEFAEEFEFAEE


  • Transparent DEC15EDEC15E
  • Transparent D3B962D3B962
  • Transparent C7B166C7B166
  • Transparent BBA96BBBA96B
  • Transparent AFA06FAFA06F
  • Transparent A39873A39873
  • Transparent 989077989077
  • Transparent 8C887C8C887C


  • Transparent C5A744C5A744
  • Transparent AC923CAC923C
  • Transparent 947D33947D33
  • Transparent 7B692B7B692B
  • Transparent 625422625422
  • Transparent 4A3F1A4A3F1A
  • Transparent 312A11312A11
  • Transparent 191509191509

Primrose Yellow Color Patterns

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    Primrose Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Primrose Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Primrose Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Primrose Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

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    Primrose Yellow Leaves Pattern

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    Primrose Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Primrose Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Primrose Yellow Plaid Pattern

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