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Puce Color

Color Name: Puce
Hex Color Code: #CC8899
RGB Color Code: RGB(204, 136, 153)
CMYK Values: 0.00%, 33.33%, 25.00%, 20.00%
HEX #CC8899 Puce Color - Color Code

Puce is the French word for the flea. Flea is a common name for the Siphonaptera (sucking-wingless), around 2500 species of small flightless insects. This color is the color of blood stains from a flea's droppings or after a flea has been crushed.

What color is Puce?

Puce color belongs to the Pink color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Puce is #CC8899, and the RGB color code is RGB(204, 136, 153).

In the RGB color model, Puce has a red value of 204, a green value of 136, and a blue value of 153. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 33.3% magenta, 25.0% yellow, and 20.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 345° (degrees), 40.0 % saturation, and 66.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Puce has a hue of 345° (degrees), 33.3 % saturation and 80.0 % brightness/value.

Color Codes

Puce color codes / color number - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(204, 136, 153)

Red 204
Green 136
Blue 153
Alpha 255


Cyan 0.00 %.
Magenta 33.33 %.
Yellow 25.00 %.
Key 20.00 %.


Hue 345°
Saturation 40.00 %.
Lightness 66.67 %.


Hue 345°
Saturation 33.33 %.
Brightness / Value 80.00 %.
LRV ~ 32.7 %
Munsell Color System 7.5RP 6.2/5.9
XYZ X : 39.46
Y : 32.75
Z : 34.38
YXY Y1 : 32.75
X : 0.37
Y2 : 0.31
CMY C : 20.00%
M : 46.67%
Y : 40.00%
CIE-Lab L : 63.95
A : 28.36
B : 1.67
CIE-Lch L : 63.95
C : 28.41
H : 3.36
CIE-Luv L : 63.95
U : 42.55
V : -2.77
Hunter-Lab L : 57.22
A : 22.93
B : 4.44

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Puce - #CC8899 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

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Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Puce. 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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