Spanish Red

HEX #E60026 / RGB (230, 0, 38)

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What is Spanish Red Color?

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Spanish Red has the hex code #E60026. The equivalent RGB values are (230, 0, 38), which means it is composed of 86% red, 0% green and 14% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:100 Y:84 K:10. In the HSV/HSB scale, Spanish Red has a hue of 350°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 90%.
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.

Described in the Guía de coloraciones by Gallego and Carlos Sanz, spanish red is a bright vivid red color. For HTML, CSS and web applications, you can use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.

Spanish Red Color Codes

Hex Code#E60026
RGB Values(230, 0, 38)
CMYK Values(0%, 100%, 84%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(350°, 100%, 90%)
Closest Web Safe#FF0033
Inverse Color#19FFD9 [Fluorescent Blue]
Closest Pantone®185 C
Closest RAL3026 [Luminous bright red]
Complementary Color#00E6C0 [Sea Green (Crayola)]
Spanish Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#595959
Weighted Average (Most Common)#494949
Weighted Average (Luma)#343434
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#787878

Spanish Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E60026. Complementary color is 00E6C0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Spanish Red is Sea Green (Crayola) with the hex code #00E6C0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E60026 color is offered by #00E6C0. 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 (E60026, E64D00 and E60099)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Spanish Red (#E60026) are Persimmon (#E64D00) and Fashion Fuchsia (#E60099). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Spanish 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 (E60026, 00E64D and 0099E6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Spanish Red (#E60026) are #00E64D (Malachite) and #0099E6 (Vivid Cerulean). 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 (E60026, 26E600 and 0026E6)

Triadic Palette

Spanish Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #26E600 (Harlequin) and #0026E6 (Bluebonnet) along with #E60026 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 (E60026, 26E600, 00E6C0 and C000E6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Spanish Red has four colors - #26E600 (Harlequin), #00E6C0 (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #C000E6 (Vivid Mulberry) in addition to the base color (#E60026). 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 (E60026, 99E600, 00E6C0 and 4D00E6)

Square Palette

Spanish Red square color palette has #99E600 (Sheen Green), #00E6C0 (Sea Green (Crayola)) and #4D00E6 (Electric Ultramarine). 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

Spanish Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Spanish 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 Spanish Red Color


  • Transparent EB3351#EB3351
  • Transparent EE4D67#EE4D67
  • Transparent F0667D#F0667D
  • Transparent F38093#F38093
  • Transparent F599A8#F599A8
  • Transparent F8B3BE#F8B3BE
  • Transparent FACCD4#FACCD4
  • Transparent FDE6E9#FDE6E9


  • Transparent D21A38#D21A38
  • Transparent C72641#C72641
  • Transparent BD334A#BD334A
  • Transparent B34053#B34053
  • Transparent A94D5C#A94D5C
  • Transparent 9F5A65#9F5A65
  • Transparent 94666E#94666E
  • Transparent 8A7377#8A7377


  • Transparent B8001E#B8001E
  • Transparent A1001B#A1001B
  • Transparent 8A0017#8A0017
  • Transparent 730013#730013
  • Transparent 5C000F#5C000F
  • Transparent 45000B#45000B
  • Transparent 2E0008#2E0008
  • Transparent 170004#170004

Spanish Red Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Spanish Red Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Spanish Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spanish Red Plaid Pattern

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