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Soft Maroon Color

HEX #B5406C / RGB (181, 64, 108)

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What is Soft Maroon Color?

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Soft Maroon has the hex code #B5406C. The equivalent RGB values are (181, 64, 108), which means it is composed of 51% red, 18% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:65 Y:40 K:29. In the HSV/HSB scale, Soft Maroon has a hue of 337°, 65% saturation and a brightness value of 71%.
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.

Maroon is typically a deep and dark red color. The softer tint is similar to the X11 list maroon color. It is, however, not part of the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. To apply it on web pages, use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB codes.

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Soft Maroon Color Codes

Hex Code#B5406C
RGB Values(181, 64, 108)
CMYK Values(0%, 65%, 40%, 29%)
HSV/HSB Values(337°, 65%, 71%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3366
Inverse Color#4ABF93 [Ocean Green]
Closest Pantone®7647 C
Closest RAL4010 [Telemagenta]
Complementary Color#40B589 [Mint]
Soft Maroon Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#767676
Weighted Average (Most Common)#686868
Weighted Average (Luma)#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9D9D9D

Soft Maroon Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B5406C. Complementary color is 40B589

Complementary Palette

The complement of Soft Maroon is Mint with the hex code #40B589. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B5406C color is offered by #40B589. 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 (B5406C, B54F40 and B540A7)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Soft Maroon (#B5406C) are Deep Chestnut (#B54F40) and Byzantine (#B540A7). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Soft Maroon 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 (B5406C, 40B54F and 40A7B5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Soft Maroon (#B5406C) are #40B54F (American Green) and #40A7B5 (Moonstone). 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 (B5406C, 6CB540 and 406CB5)

Triadic Palette

Soft Maroon triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6CB540 (Apple) and #406CB5 (Blue Yonder) along with #B5406C 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 (B5406C, 6CB540, 40B589 and 8940B5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Soft Maroon has four colors - #6CB540 (Apple), #40B589 (Mint) and #8940B5 (Purpureus) in addition to the base color (#B5406C). 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 (B5406C, A7B540, 40B589 and 4F40B5)

Square Palette

Soft Maroon square color palette has #A7B540 (Android Green), #40B589 (Mint) and #4F40B5 (Ocean Blue). 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

Soft Maroon Color Rainbow Palette

Our Soft Maroon 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.

B5406D B57740 8EB540 40B556 40B0B5 404BB5 9940B5

Tints, Tones & Shades of Soft Maroon Color


  • Transparent C46689C46689
  • Transparent CB7998CB7998
  • Transparent D38CA7D38CA7
  • Transparent DAA0B6DAA0B6
  • Transparent E1B3C4E1B3C4
  • Transparent E9C6D3E9C6D3
  • Transparent F0D9E2F0D9E2
  • Transparent F8ECF0F8ECF0


  • Transparent AA4D70AA4D70
  • Transparent A55372A55372
  • Transparent A05A74A05A74
  • Transparent 9B60769B6076
  • Transparent 956678956678
  • Transparent 906D7A906D7A
  • Transparent 8B737C8B737C
  • Transparent 857A7E857A7E


  • Transparent 913356913356
  • Transparent 7F2D4C7F2D4C
  • Transparent 6D26416D2641
  • Transparent 5B20365B2036
  • Transparent 481A2B481A2B
  • Transparent 361320361320
  • Transparent 240D16240D16
  • Transparent 12060B12060B

Soft Maroon Color Patterns

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    Soft Maroon Gingham Checks

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    Soft Maroon Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Soft Maroon Polka Dots Pattern

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    Soft Maroon Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Maroon Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Maroon Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Maroon Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Soft Maroon Plaid Pattern

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