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Sweet Orange Color

HEX #FA8D49 / RGB (250, 141, 73)

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What is Sweet Orange Color?

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Sweet Orange has the hex code #FA8D49. The equivalent RGB values are (250, 141, 73), which means it is composed of 54% red, 30% green and 16% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:44 Y:71 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sweet Orange has a hue of 23°, 71% 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.

Sweet Orange 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 Sweet Orange 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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Sweet Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#FA8D49
RGB Values(250, 141, 73)
CMYK Values(0%, 44%, 71%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(23°, 71%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#0572B6 [Spanish Blue]
Closest Pantone®164 C
Closest RAL1034 [Pastel yellow]
Complementary Color#49B6FA [Picton Blue]
Sweet Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Luma)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C8C8C8

Sweet Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FA8D49. Complementary color is 49B6FA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sweet Orange is Picton Blue with the hex code #49B6FA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FA8D49 color is offered by #49B6FA. 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 (FA8D49, FAE649 and FA495D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sweet Orange (#FA8D49) are Gargoyle Gas (#FAE649) and Magic Potion (#FA495D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sweet Orange 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 (FA8D49, 49FAE6 and 495EFA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sweet Orange (#FA8D49) are #49FAE6 (Turquoise) and #495EFA (Ultramarine 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 (FA8D49, 49FA8D and 8D49FA)

Triadic Palette

Sweet Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #49FA8D (Very Light Malachite Green) and #8D49FA (Lavender Indigo) along with #FA8D49 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 (FA8D49, 49FA8D, 49B6FA and FA49B6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sweet Orange has four colors - #49FA8D (Very Light Malachite Green), #49B6FA (Picton Blue) and #FA49B6 (Wild Strawberry) in addition to the base color (#FA8D49). 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 (FA8D49, 5EFA49, 49B6FA and E649FA)

Square Palette

Sweet Orange square color palette has #5EFA49 (Screamin' Green), #49B6FA (Picton Blue) and #E649FA (Purple Pizzazz). 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

Sweet Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sweet Orange 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 Sweet Orange Color


  • Transparent FBA46DFBA46D
  • Transparent FCAF80FCAF80
  • Transparent FCBB92FCBB92
  • Transparent FDC6A4FDC6A4
  • Transparent FDD1B6FDD1B6
  • Transparent FEDDC8FEDDC8
  • Transparent FEE8DBFEE8DB
  • Transparent FFF4EDFFF4ED


  • Transparent E28A54E28A54
  • Transparent D5895AD5895A
  • Transparent C9885FC9885F
  • Transparent BD8765BD8765
  • Transparent B1856AB1856A
  • Transparent A58470A58470
  • Transparent 988375988375
  • Transparent 8C817B8C817B


  • Transparent C8713AC8713A
  • Transparent AF6333AF6333
  • Transparent 96552C96552C
  • Transparent 7D47257D4725
  • Transparent 64381D64381D
  • Transparent 4B2A164B2A16
  • Transparent 321C0F321C0F
  • Transparent 190E07190E07

Sweet Orange Color Patterns

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    Sweet Orange Gingham Checks

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    Sweet Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Sweet Orange Polka Dots Pattern

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    Sweet Orange Honeycomb Pattern

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    Sweet Orange Leaves Pattern

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    Sweet Orange Houndstooth Pattern

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    Sweet Orange Trellis Pattern

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    Sweet Orange Plaid Pattern

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