Color Name: Puce
Hex Color Code: #CC8899
RGB Color Code: RGB(204, 136, 153)
CMYK Values *: 0.0%, 33.3%, 25.0%, 20.0%




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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.

Puce is cool or warm?

Puce is a warm color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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

RGBA - RGB(204, 136, 153)

Red 204 (80.0%)
Green 136 (53.3%)
Blue 153 (60.0%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 345°
Saturation 40.00 %.
Lightness 66.67 %.
HWB H: 345°
W: 53.33 %
B: 20.00 %
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%

CMYK

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

HSV/HSB

Hue 345°
Saturation 33.33 %.
Brightness / Value 80.00 %.
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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Color Combinations


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Puce cc8899 Monochromatic Color Palette
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.

Puce cc8899 Analogous Color Palette
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.

Puce cc8899 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

Puce cc8899 tetradic Color Palette
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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