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Cornflower Blue Color

Color Name: Cornflower Blue
Hex Color Code: #6495ED
RGB Color Code: RGB(100, 149, 237)
CMYK Values *: 57.81%, 37.13%, 0.00%, 7.06%

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What color is Cornflower Blue?

Cornflower Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Cornflower Blue is #6495ED, and the RGB color code is RGB(100, 149, 237).

In the RGB color model, Cornflower Blue has a red value of 100, a green value of 149, and a blue value of 237. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 57.8% cyan, 37.1% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 7.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 218.5° (degrees), 79.2 % saturation, and 66.1 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Cornflower Blue has a hue of 218.5° (degrees), 57.8 % saturation and 92.9 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

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

RGBA - RGB(100, 149, 237)

Red 100 (39.2%)
Green 149 (58.4%)
Blue 237 (92.9%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 218.54°
Saturation 79.19 %.
Lightness 66.08 %.
LRV ~ 30.3 %
Munsell Color System 5.6PB 6.0/11.2
XYZ X : 31.29
Y : 30.32
Z : 84.32
YXY Y1 : 30.32
X : 0.21
Y2 : 0.21
CMY C : 60.78%
M : 41.57%
Y : 7.06%


Cyan 57.81%
Magenta 37.13%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 7.06%


Hue 218.54°
Saturation 57.81 %.
Brightness / Value 92.94 %.
CIE-Lab L : 61.93
A : 9.34
B : -49.31
CIE-Lch L : 61.93
C : 50.18
H : 280.73
CIE-Luv L : 61.93
U : -22.94
V : -79.8
Hunter-Lab L : 55.06
A : 5.07
B : -52.25

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Color Combinations

Cornflower Blue - #6495ED Color Schemes and Palettes

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

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Cornflower Blue. 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.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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Cornflower Blue - #6495ED Tints and Shades

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Color Images

Cornflower Blue - #6495ED Color Images and Patterns

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