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Sunflower Color

HEX #FAE033 / RGB (250, 224, 51)

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What is Sunflower Color?

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Sunflower has the hex code #FAE033. The equivalent RGB values are (250, 224, 51), which means it is composed of 48% red, 43% green and 10% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:10 Y:80 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sunflower has a hue of 52°, 80% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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.

Sunflower 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 this bright yellow color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Sunflower Color Codes

Hex Code#FAE033
RGB Values(250, 224, 51)
CMYK Values(0%, 10%, 80%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(52°, 80%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC33
Inverse Color#051FCC [Medium Blue]
Closest Pantone®810 C
Closest RAL1016 [Sulphur yellow]
Complementary Color#334DFA [Ultramarine Blue]
Sunflower Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D5D5D5
Weighted Average (Luma)#D9D9D9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E6E6E6

Sunflower Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FAE033. Complementary color is 334DFA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sunflower is Ultramarine Blue with the hex code #334DFA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FAE033 color is offered by #334DFA. 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 (FAE033, B1FA33 and FA7D33)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sunflower (#FAE033) are Green-Yellow (#B1FA33) and Orange (Crayola) (#FA7D33). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sunflower 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 (FAE033, 33B1FA and 7D33FA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sunflower (#FAE033) are #33B1FA (Brilliant Azure) and #7D33FA (Blue-Violet). 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 (FAE033, 33FAE0 and E033FA)

Triadic Palette

Sunflower triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #33FAE0 (Turquoise) and #E033FA (Steel Pink) along with #FAE033 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 (FAE033, 33FAE0, 334DFA and FA334D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sunflower has four colors - #33FAE0 (Turquoise), #334DFA (Ultramarine Blue) and #FA334D (Red Salsa) in addition to the base color (#FAE033). 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 (FAE033, 33FA7D, 334DFA and FA33B1)

Square Palette

Sunflower square color palette has #33FA7D (UFO Green), #334DFA (Ultramarine Blue) and #FA33B1 (Persian Rose). 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

Sunflower Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sunflower 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 Sunflower Color


  • Transparent FBE65CFBE65C
  • Transparent FCE970FCE970
  • Transparent FCEC85FCEC85
  • Transparent FDF099FDF099
  • Transparent FDF3ADFDF3AD
  • Transparent FEF6C2FEF6C2
  • Transparent FEF9D6FEF9D6
  • Transparent FFFCEBFFFCEB


  • Transparent E2CD42E2CD42
  • Transparent D5C34AD5C34A
  • Transparent C9BA52C9BA52
  • Transparent BDB05ABDB05A
  • Transparent B1A661B1A661
  • Transparent A59D69A59D69
  • Transparent 989371989371
  • Transparent 8C8A788C8A78


  • Transparent C8B329C8B329
  • Transparent AF9D24AF9D24
  • Transparent 96861F96861F
  • Transparent 7D701A7D701A
  • Transparent 645A14645A14
  • Transparent 4B430F4B430F
  • Transparent 322D0A322D0A
  • Transparent 191605191605

Sunflower Color Patterns

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    Sunflower Gingham Checks

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    Sunflower Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunflower Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunflower Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunflower Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunflower Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunflower Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sunflower Plaid Pattern

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