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Tulip Red Color

HEX #B8516A / RGB (184, 81, 106)

Red tulip flowers

What is Tulip Red Color?

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Tulip Red has the hex code #B8516A. The equivalent RGB values are (184, 81, 106), which means it is composed of 50% red, 22% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:56 Y:42 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, Tulip Red has a hue of 345°, 56% saturation and a brightness value of 72%.
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.

Tulip Red is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 010 50 45. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

Tulip Red color hex code is #B8516A which can be used along with RGB (184, 81, 106) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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Tulip Red Color Codes

Hex Code#B8516A
RGB Values(184, 81, 106)
CMYK Values(0%, 56%, 42%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(345°, 56%, 72%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6666
Inverse Color#47AE95 [Keppel]
Closest Pantone®7419 C
Closest RAL3017 [Rose]
Complementary Color#51B89F [Ocean Green]
Tulip Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7C7C7C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#737373
Weighted Average (Luma)#696969
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A6A6A6

Tulip Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B8516A. Complementary color is 51B89F

Complementary Palette

The complement of Tulip Red is Ocean Green with the hex code #51B89F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B8516A color is offered by #51B89F. 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 (B8516A, B86C51 and B8519E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Tulip Red (#B8516A) are Brown Sugar (#B86C51) and Rose Quartz Pink (#B8519E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Tulip 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (B8516A, 51B86C and 519EB8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Tulip Red (#B8516A) are #51B86C (Emerald) and #519EB8 (Silver Lake 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 (B8516A, 6AB851 and 516AB8)

Triadic Palette

Tulip Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6AB851 (Apple) and #516AB8 (Blue Yonder) along with #B8516A 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 (B8516A, 6AB851, 51B89F and 9F51B8)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Tulip Red has four colors - #6AB851 (Apple), #51B89F (Ocean Green) and #9F51B8 (Purple Plum) in addition to the base color (#B8516A). 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 (B8516A, 9EB851, 51B89F and 6C51B8)

Square Palette

Tulip Red square color palette has #9EB851 (Middle Green Yellow), #51B89F (Ocean Green) and #6C51B8 (Royal Purple). 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

Tulip Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Tulip 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.

B8516B B89051 88B851 51B872 51A6B8 5551B8 AD51B8

Tints, Tones & Shades of Tulip Red Color


  • Transparent C67488C67488
  • Transparent CD8597CD8597
  • Transparent D497A6D497A6
  • Transparent DCA8B5DCA8B5
  • Transparent E3B9C3E3B9C3
  • Transparent EACBD2EACBD2
  • Transparent F1DCE1F1DCE1
  • Transparent F8EEF0F8EEF0


  • Transparent AD5A6EAD5A6E
  • Transparent A75F71A75F71
  • Transparent A26473A26473
  • Transparent 9C69759C6975
  • Transparent 966D77966D77
  • Transparent 917279917279
  • Transparent 8B777C8B777C
  • Transparent 867B7E867B7E


  • Transparent 934155934155
  • Transparent 81394A81394A
  • Transparent 6E31406E3140
  • Transparent 5C29355C2935
  • Transparent 4A202A4A202A
  • Transparent 371820371820
  • Transparent 251015251015
  • Transparent 12080B12080B

Tulip Red Color Patterns

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    Tulip Red Gingham Checks

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    Tulip Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tulip Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tulip Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tulip Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tulip Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tulip Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Tulip Red Plaid Pattern

Tulip Red Color Interior Ideas

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