HEX #E72650 / RGB (231, 38, 80)

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What is Valentine Color?

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Valentine has the hex code #E72650. The equivalent RGB values are (231, 38, 80), which means it is composed of 66% red, 11% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:84 Y:65 K:9. In the HSV/HSB scale, Valentine has a hue of 347°, 84% saturation and a brightness value of 91%.
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.

Valentine is a beautiful red color with a tinge of magenta. It can be applied to web pages with the help of HTML and/or CSS via the hex, RGB, CMYk or HSB codes.

Valentine Color Codes

Hex Code#E72650
RGB Values(231, 38, 80)
CMYK Values(0%, 84%, 65%, 9%)
HSV/HSB Values(347°, 84%, 91%)
Closest Web Safe#FF3366
Inverse Color#18D9AF [Tiffany Blue]
Closest Pantone®1787 C
Closest RAL3018 [Strawberry red]
Complementary Color#26E7BD [Turquoise]
Valentine Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#747474
Weighted Average (Most Common)#656565
Weighted Average (Luma)#525252
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#959595

Valentine Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E72650. Complementary color is 26E7BD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Valentine is Turquoise with the hex code #26E7BD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E72650 color is offered by #26E7BD. 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 (E72650, E75C26 and E726B1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Valentine (#E72650) are Vivid Vermilion (#E75C26) and Frostbite (#E726B1). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Valentine 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 (E72650, 26E75C and 26B1E7)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Valentine (#E72650) are #26E75C (Malachite) and #26B1E7 (Button 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.

Triadic color palette with (E72650, 50E726 and 2650E7)

Triadic Palette

Valentine triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #50E726 (Harlequin Green) and #2650E7 (Palatinate Blue) along with #E72650 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 (E72650, 50E726, 26E7BD and BD26E7)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Valentine has four colors - #50E726 (Harlequin Green), #26E7BD (Turquoise) and #BD26E7 (Vivid Mulberry) in addition to the base color (#E72650). 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 (E72650, B1E726, 26E7BD and 5D26E7)

Square Palette

Valentine square color palette has #B1E726 (Green Lizard), #26E7BD (Turquoise) and #5D26E7 (Han 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.

Rainbow color

Valentine Color Rainbow Palette

Our Valentine 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 Valentine Color


  • Transparent EC5173#EC5173
  • Transparent EE6785#EE6785
  • Transparent F17D96#F17D96
  • Transparent F393A8#F393A8
  • Transparent F5A8B9#F5A8B9
  • Transparent F8BECB#F8BECB
  • Transparent FAD4DC#FAD4DC
  • Transparent FDE9EE#FDE9EE


  • Transparent D2385A#D2385A
  • Transparent C8415E#C8415E
  • Transparent BE4A63#BE4A63
  • Transparent B45368#B45368
  • Transparent A95C6D#A95C6D
  • Transparent 9F6572#9F6572
  • Transparent 956E76#956E76
  • Transparent 8A777B#8A777B


  • Transparent B91E40#B91E40
  • Transparent A21B38#A21B38
  • Transparent 8B1730#8B1730
  • Transparent 741328#741328
  • Transparent 5C0F20#5C0F20
  • Transparent 450B18#450B18
  • Transparent 2E0810#2E0810
  • Transparent 170408#170408

Valentine Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Valentine Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Valentine Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Valentine Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Valentine Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Valentine Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Valentine Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Valentine Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Valentine Plaid Pattern

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