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Vermilion Red Color

HEX #B45A56 / RGB (180, 90, 86)

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What is Vermilion Red Color?

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Vermilion Red has the hex code #B45A56. The equivalent RGB values are (180, 90, 86), which means it is composed of 51% red, 25% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:50 Y:52 K:29. In the HSV/HSB scale, Vermilion Red has a hue of 3°, 52% saturation and a brightness value of 71%.
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.

Vermilion Red is an RAL Design color with the number 030 50 40. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Vermilion Red hex code is #B45A56 with equivalent RGB (180, 90, 86). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Vermilion Red Color Codes

Hex Code#B45A56
RGB Values(180, 90, 86)
CMYK Values(0%, 50%, 52%, 29%)
HSV/HSB Values(3°, 52%, 71%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6666
Inverse Color#4BA5A9 [Verdigris]
Closest Pantone®7523 C
Closest RAL3017 [Rose]
Complementary Color#56B0B4 [Verdigris]
Vermilion Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#777777
Weighted Average (Most Common)#757575
Weighted Average (Luma)#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A9A9A9

Vermilion Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B45A56. Complementary color is 56B0B4

Complementary Palette

The complement of Vermilion Red is Verdigris with the hex code #56B0B4. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B45A56 color is offered by #56B0B4. 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 (B45A56, B48956 and B45681)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Vermilion Red (#B45A56) are Bronze (Metallic) (#B48956) and Mystic Maroon (#B45681). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Vermilion 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 (B45A56, 56B489 and 5681B4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Vermilion Red (#B45A56) are #56B489 (Ocean Green) and #5681B4 (Cyan Azure). 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 (B45A56, 56B45A and 5A56B4)

Triadic Palette

Vermilion Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #56B45A (Apple) and #5A56B4 (Liberty) along with #B45A56 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 (B45A56, 56B45A, 56B0B4 and B456B0)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Vermilion Red has four colors - #56B45A (Apple), #56B0B4 (Verdigris) and #B456B0 (Deep Fuchsia) in addition to the base color (#B45A56). 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 (B45A56, 81B456, 56B0B4 and 8956B4)

Square Palette

Vermilion Red square color palette has #81B456 (Bud Green), #56B0B4 (Verdigris) and #8956B4 (Deep Lilac). 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

Vermilion Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Vermilion 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Vermilion Red Color


  • Transparent C37B78C37B78
  • Transparent CB8C89CB8C89
  • Transparent D29C9AD29C9A
  • Transparent DAADABDAADAB
  • Transparent E1BDBBE1BDBB
  • Transparent E9CECCE9CECC
  • Transparent F0DEDDF0DEDD
  • Transparent F8EFEEF8EFEE


  • Transparent AA625EAA625E
  • Transparent A46563A46563
  • Transparent 9F69679F6967
  • Transparent 9A6D6B9A6D6B
  • Transparent 95716F95716F
  • Transparent 907573907573
  • Transparent 8A78788A7878
  • Transparent 857C7C857C7C


  • Transparent 904845904845
  • Transparent 7E3F3C7E3F3C
  • Transparent 6C36346C3634
  • Transparent 5A2D2B5A2D2B
  • Transparent 482422482422
  • Transparent 361B1A361B1A
  • Transparent 241211241211
  • Transparent 120909120909

Vermilion Red Color Patterns

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    Vermilion Red Gingham Checks

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    Vermilion Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vermilion Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vermilion Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vermilion Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vermilion Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vermilion Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vermilion Red Plaid Pattern

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