Color Name: Cornflower Blue
Hex Color Code: #6495ED
RGB Color Code: RGB(100, 149, 237)
CMYK Values*: 57.8%, 37.1%, 0.0%, 7.1%






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.


Cornflower Blue is cool or warm?

The color Cornflower Blue is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Cornflower Blue?

Cornflower Blue has an LRV of nearly 30. By LRV value, it is a medium color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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


RGBA / RGB

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

CMYK

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

HSL

HSL(218.54deg, 79.2 %, 66.1 %)

Hue
218.54°
Saturation
79.19 %.
Lightness
66.08 %.

RYB

RYB(19, 20, 103)
Red
19 (7.6%)
Yellow
20 (7.7%)
Blue
103 (40.5%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
218.54°
Saturation
57.81 %.
Brightness / Value
92.94 %.

HWB

H: 218.54°

W: 39.22 %

B: 7.06 %

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%


LRV

~ 30.3 %

Munsell Color System

5.6PB 6.0/11.2

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






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Cornflower Blue


Here are the colors similar to Cornflower Blue . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#468FEA
Moroccan Blue
ΔE - 4.01 (96.0% similar)
#6699CC
Blue Gray
ΔE - 4.22 (95.8% similar)
#6699CC
Livid
ΔE - 4.22 (95.8% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


Cornflower Blue color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Cornflower Blue to Pantone PMS


#5E93DB
PANTONE 2381 C
ΔE - 2.40 (97.6% similar)
#5F8DDA
PANTONE 2129 C
ΔE - 3.13 (96.9% similar)
#5C88DA
PANTONE 2718 C
ΔE - 4.50 (95.5% similar)
#7A93DC
PANTONE 2123 C
ΔE - 4.89 (95.1% similar)


RAL Design


Cornflower Blue color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Cornflower Blue to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Cornflower Blue color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Cornflower Blue to Pantone TCX




British Standard 4800


Cornflower Blue color similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Cornflower Blue to British Standard 4800


#6CA5D3
BS 20-E-51 - Corfu (Purple)
ΔE - 6.85 (93.2% similar)





Paint similar to Cornflower Blue


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Cornflower Blue . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Benjamin Moore


Cornflower Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Cornflower Blue to Benjamin Moore


#6E94CC
Brazilian Blue (817)
ΔE - 3.54 (96.5% similar)
#5F8EC2
Waterloo (CSP-555)
ΔE - 5.13 (94.9% similar)
#6289C6
Blue Lapis (2067-40)
ΔE - 5.50 (94.5% similar)
#6BA3D0
Nova Scotia Blue (796)
ΔE - 6.59 (93.4% similar)


Valspar


Cornflower Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Cornflower Blue to Valspar


#6E92C8
Blue Shock (4005-10B)
ΔE - 4.16 (95.8% similar)
#769BC1
Paradise Found (8002-45D)
ΔE - 5.53 (94.5% similar)
#7893BF
Enchanted Evening (4003-8A)
ΔE - 6.36 (93.6% similar)
#80A5CD
Paula Loves Paris (V036-2)
ΔE - 6.46 (93.5% similar)


PPG Paints


Cornflower Blue color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Cornflower Blue to PPG Paints


#518FD1
Blue Dart (PPG1243-5)
ΔE - 4.95 (95.1% similar)
#7EA3D2
Boudoir Blue (PPG1244-4)
ΔE - 5.51 (94.5% similar)
#729CC2
Blue Promise (PPG1161-4)
ΔE - 5.67 (94.3% similar)
#73A3D0
Overcast (PPG1242-4)
ΔE - 5.69 (94.3% similar)





Behr


Cornflower Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Cornflower Blue to Behr


#5C92C5
Come Sail Away (MQ4-26)
ΔE - 5.21 (94.8% similar)
#6B8FBF
Lapis Lazuli (HDC-MD-02)
ΔE - 5.22 (94.8% similar)
#6389C6
Integrity (P530-5)
ΔE - 5.53 (94.5% similar)
#6AA0CF
Cornflower (P520-4)
ΔE - 5.64 (94.4% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Cornflower Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Cornflower Blue to Sherwin Williams


#7498BE
Lobelia (SW 6809)
ΔE - 5.52 (94.5% similar)
#6487B0
Perfect Periwinkle (SW 9065)
ΔE - 7.87 (92.1% similar)
#7C9AB5
Bluesy Note (SW 9064)
ΔE - 7.90 (92.1% similar)
#6B8CA9
Scanda (SW 6529)
ΔE - 8.51 (91.5% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Cornflower Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Cornflower Blue to Dunn-Edwards


#72A7E1
Cornflower (DE 5864)
ΔE - 5.66 (94.3% similar)
#84A5DC
Blue Cue (DE 5892)
ΔE - 6.06 (93.9% similar)
#7896BA
Ocean City (DE 5879)
ΔE - 6.43 (93.6% similar)
#698EB3
Genteel Blue (DET 589)
ΔE - 6.72 (93.3% similar)








Color Combinations


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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

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.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







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