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True Orange Color

HEX #F0852D / RGB (240, 133, 45)

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What is True Orange Color?

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True Orange has the hex code #F0852D. The equivalent RGB values are (240, 133, 45), which means it is composed of 57% red, 32% green and 11% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:45 Y:81 K:6. In the HSV/HSB scale, True Orange has a hue of 27°, 81% saturation and a brightness value of 94%.
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.

True Orange color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, true orange can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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True Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#F0852D
RGB Values(240, 133, 45)
CMYK Values(0%, 45%, 81%, 6%)
HSV/HSB Values(27°, 81%, 94%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#0F7AD2 [Bright Navy Blue]
Closest Pantone®715 C
Closest RAL2003 [Pastel orange]
Complementary Color#2D98F0 [Button Blue]
True Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Luma)#959595
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C3C3C3

True Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F0852D. Complementary color is 2D98F0

Complementary Palette

The complement of True Orange is Button Blue with the hex code #2D98F0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F0852D color is offered by #2D98F0. 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.

F0852D 2D98F0
Analogous color palette with (F0852D, F0E72D and F02D37)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of True Orange (#F0852D) are Dandelion (#F0E72D) and Deep Carmine Pink (#F02D37). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of True 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.

F0852D F0E72D F02D37
Split Complementary color palette with (F0852D, 2DF0E7 and 2D37F0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of True Orange (#F0852D) are #2DF0E7 (Fluorescent Blue) and #2D37F0 (Palatinate 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.

F0852D 2DF0E7 2D37F0
Triadic color palette with (F0852D, 2DF085 and 852DF0)

Triadic Palette

True Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2DF085 (UFO Green) and #852DF0 (Blue-Violet) along with #F0852D create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

F0852D 2DF085 852DF0
Tetradic color palette with (F0852D, 2DF085, 2D98F0 and F02D98)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of True Orange has four colors - #2DF085 (UFO Green), #2D98F0 (Button Blue) and #F02D98 (Royal Pink) in addition to the base color (#F0852D). 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.

F0852D 2DF085 2D98F0 F02D98
Square color palette with (F0852D, 37F02D, 2D98F0 and E72DF0)

Square Palette

True Orange square color palette has #37F02D (Neon Green), #2D98F0 (Button Blue) and #E72DF0 (Razzle Dazzle 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.

F0852D 37F02D 2D98F0 E72DF0
Rainbow color

True Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our True 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.

F0852D B4F02D 2DF04D 2DECF0 2D45F0 BC2DF0 F02D7C

Tints, Tones & Shades of True Orange Color


  • Transparent F39D57F39D57
  • Transparent F5AA6CF5AA6C
  • Transparent F6B681F6B681
  • Transparent F8C296F8C296
  • Transparent F9CEABF9CEAB
  • Transparent FBDAC0FBDAC0
  • Transparent FCE7D5FCE7D5
  • Transparent FEF3EAFEF3EA


  • Transparent DA843EDA843E
  • Transparent CE8446CE8446
  • Transparent C3834EC3834E
  • Transparent B88357B88357
  • Transparent AD825FAD825F
  • Transparent A28267A28267
  • Transparent 96816F96816F
  • Transparent 8B81788B8178


  • Transparent C06A24C06A24
  • Transparent A85D20A85D20
  • Transparent 90501B90501B
  • Transparent 784317784317
  • Transparent 603512603512
  • Transparent 48280E48280E
  • Transparent 301B09301B09
  • Transparent 180D05180D05

True Orange Color Patterns

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    True Orange Gingham Checks

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    True Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    True Orange Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Orange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Orange Plaid Pattern

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