Vivid Gamboge Color

HEX #FF9900 / RGB (255, 153, 0)

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What is Vivid Gamboge Color?

Vivid Gamboge (Hex code: FF9900) Thumbnail

Vivid Gamboge has the hex code #FF9900. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 153, 0), which means it is composed of 63% red, 38% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:40 Y:100 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Vivid Gamboge has a hue of 36°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Vivid Gamboge color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, vivid gamboge 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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Vivid Gamboge Color Codes

Hex Code#FF9900
RGB Values(255, 153, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 40%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(36°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9900
Inverse Color#0066FF [Brandeis Blue]
Closest Pantone®2013 C
Closest RAL1028 [Melon yellow]
Complementary Color#0066FF [Brandeis Blue]
Vivid Gamboge Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#888888
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A7A7A7
Weighted Average (Luma)#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CBCBCB

Vivid Gamboge Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF9900. Complementary color is 0066FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Vivid Gamboge is Brandeis Blue with the hex code #0066FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF9900 color is offered by #0066FF. 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 (FF9900, E6FF00 and FF1A00)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Vivid Gamboge (#FF9900) are Chartreuse (Traditional) (#E6FF00) and Ferrari Red (#FF1A00). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Vivid Gamboge 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 (FF9900, 00E6FF and 1900FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Vivid Gamboge (#FF9900) are #00E6FF (Aqua) and #1900FF (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 (FF9900, 00FF99 and 9900FF)

Triadic Palette

Vivid Gamboge triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00FF99 (Medium Spring Green) and #9900FF (Vivid Violet) along with #FF9900 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 (FF9900, 00FF99, 0066FF and FF0066)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Vivid Gamboge has four colors - #00FF99 (Medium Spring Green), #0066FF (Brandeis Blue) and #FF0066 (Vivid Raspberry) in addition to the base color (#FF9900). 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 (FF9900, 00FF1A, 0066FF and FF00E6)

Square Palette

Vivid Gamboge square color palette has #00FF1A (Electric Green), #0066FF (Brandeis Blue) and #FF00E6 (Fuchsia). 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

Vivid Gamboge Color Rainbow Palette

Our Vivid Gamboge 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 Vivid Gamboge Color


  • Transparent FFAD33FFAD33
  • Transparent FFB84DFFB84D
  • Transparent FFC266FFC266
  • Transparent FFCC80FFCC80
  • Transparent FFD699FFD699
  • Transparent FFE0B3FFE0B3
  • Transparent FFEBCCFFEBCC
  • Transparent FFF5E6FFF5E6


  • Transparent E6941AE6941A
  • Transparent D99226D99226
  • Transparent CC8F33CC8F33
  • Transparent C08D40C08D40
  • Transparent B38A4DB38A4D
  • Transparent A6885AA6885A
  • Transparent 998566998566
  • Transparent 8D83738D8373


  • Transparent CC7A00CC7A00
  • Transparent B36B00B36B00
  • Transparent 995C00995C00
  • Transparent 804D00804D00
  • Transparent 663D00663D00
  • Transparent 4D2E004D2E00
  • Transparent 331F00331F00
  • Transparent 1A0F001A0F00

Vivid Gamboge Color Patterns

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    Vivid Gamboge Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Vivid Gamboge Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Gamboge Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Gamboge Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Gamboge Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Gamboge Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Gamboge Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Gamboge Plaid Pattern

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