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Alizarin Crimson Color

Color Name: Alizarin Crimson
Hex Color Code: #E32636
RGB Color Code: RGB(227, 38, 54)
CMYK Values *: 0.00%, 83.26%, 76.21%, 10.98%
HEX #E32636 Alizarin Crimson Color - Color Code

Alizarin crimson is a shade of red named after the organic dye alizarin, found in the madder plant. The dye was prominently used for dyeing clothes.

What color is Alizarin Crimson?

Alizarin Crimson color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Alizarin Crimson is #E32636, and the RGB color code is RGB(227, 38, 54).

In the RGB color model, Alizarin Crimson has a red value of 227, a green value of 38, and a blue value of 54. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 83.3% magenta, 76.2% yellow, and 11.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 354.9° (degrees), 77.1 % saturation, and 52.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Alizarin Crimson has a hue of 354.9° (degrees), 83.3 % saturation and 89.0 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Alizarin Crimson color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(227, 38, 54)

Red 227 (89.0%)
Green 38 (14.9%)
Blue 54 (21.2%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 83.26%
Yellow 76.21%
Key 10.98%


Hue 354.92°
Saturation 77.14 %.
Lightness 51.96 %.


Hue 354.92°
Saturation 83.26 %.
Brightness / Value 89.02 %.
LRV ~ 18 %
Munsell Color System 5.2R 4.8/17.9
XYZ X : 33.04
Y : 17.98
Z : 5.22
YXY Y1 : 17.98
X : 0.59
Y2 : 0.32
CMY C : 10.98%
M : 85.10%
Y : 78.82%
CIE-Lab L : 49.48
A : 69.33
B : 40.23
CIE-Lch L : 49.48
C : 80.16
H : 30.13
CIE-Luv L : 49.48
U : 139.66
V : 25.67
Hunter-Lab L : 42.41
A : 64.85
B : 22.39

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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.


Analogous Color Palette

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Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Alizarin Crimson. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

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