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Salmon Red Color

HEX #EC6C5B / RGB (236, 108, 91)

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What is Salmon Red Color?

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Salmon Red has the hex code #EC6C5B. The equivalent RGB values are (236, 108, 91), which means it is composed of 54% red, 25% green and 21% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:54 Y:61 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, Salmon Red has a hue of 7°, 61% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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.

Salmon Red 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 Salmon Red 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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Salmon Red Color Codes

Hex Code#EC6C5B
RGB Values(236, 108, 91)
CMYK Values(0%, 54%, 61%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(7°, 61%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FF6666
Inverse Color#1393A4 [Blue (Munsell)]
Closest Pantone®7416 C
Closest RAL2012 [Salmon orange]
Complementary Color#5BDBEC [Sky Blue (Crayola)]
Salmon Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#919191
Weighted Average (Most Common)#919191
Weighted Average (Luma)#868686
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B9B9B9

Salmon Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EC6C5B. Complementary color is 5BDBEC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Salmon Red is Sky Blue (Crayola) with the hex code #5BDBEC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EC6C5B color is offered by #5BDBEC. 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.

Analogous color palette with (EC6C5B, ECB55B and EC5B93)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Salmon Red (#EC6C5B) are Sunray (#ECB55B) and Watermelon (#EC5B93). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Salmon Red 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (EC6C5B, 5BECB5 and 5B93EC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Salmon Red (#EC6C5B) are #5BECB5 (Medium Aquamarine) and #5B93EC (United Nations 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.

Triadic color palette with (EC6C5B, 5BEC6C and 6C5BEC)

Triadic Palette

Salmon Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5BEC6C (Screamin' Green) and #6C5BEC (Medium Slate Blue) along with #EC6C5B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (EC6C5B, 5BEC6C, 5BDBEC and EC5BDB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Salmon Red has four colors - #5BEC6C (Screamin' Green), #5BDBEC (Sky Blue (Crayola)) and #EC5BDB (Purple Pizzazz) in addition to the base color (#EC6C5B). 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.

Square color palette with (EC6C5B, 93EC5B, 5BDBEC and B55BEC)

Square Palette

Salmon Red square color palette has #93EC5B (Kiwi), #5BDBEC (Sky Blue (Crayola)) and #B55BEC (Medium Orchid). 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.

Rainbow color

Salmon Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Salmon Red 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Salmon Red Color


  • Transparent F0897CF0897C
  • Transparent F2988CF2988C
  • Transparent F4A79DF4A79D
  • Transparent F6B6ADF6B6AD
  • Transparent F7C4BDF7C4BD
  • Transparent F9D3CEF9D3CE
  • Transparent FBE2DEFBE2DE
  • Transparent FDF0EFFDF0EF


  • Transparent D67062D67062
  • Transparent CC7266CC7266
  • Transparent C1746AC1746A
  • Transparent B6766EB6766E
  • Transparent AB7871AB7871
  • Transparent A07A75A07A75
  • Transparent 967C79967C79
  • Transparent 8B7E7C8B7E7C


  • Transparent BD5649BD5649
  • Transparent A54C40A54C40
  • Transparent 8E41378E4137
  • Transparent 76362E76362E
  • Transparent 5E2B245E2B24
  • Transparent 47201B47201B
  • Transparent 2F16122F1612
  • Transparent 180B09180B09

Salmon Red Color Patterns

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    Salmon Red Gingham Checks

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    Salmon Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Salmon Red Polka Dots Pattern

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    Salmon Red Honeycomb Pattern

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    Salmon Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Salmon Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Salmon Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Salmon Red Plaid Pattern

Salmon Red Color Interior Ideas

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