The hexadecimal color code #C72C48 corresponds , which is a shade of Red. This color is a combination of red (at 0,78 level), green (at 0,17 level) and blue (at 0,28 level). Its brightness is 47% and its saturation is 63%. It is composed of red at 63%, green at 13% and blue at 22%. The dominant component is red.





Shade of Red
Color name in French Framboise
Hex Code #C72C48
RGB Code rgb( 199 , 44 , 72)
RGB Code Percentagergb( 78.0% , 17.3% , 28.2% )
HSLhsl( 349 , 63% , 47% )

Variations of #C72C48 (Framboise)

Lighter Shades

Palette of gradually lightened shades. The lightest shade of #C72C48 is the color #F9E9EC


Darker Shades

Palette of progressively darker shades. The darkest shade is #130407.


Other Shades of Red

Examples of other colors within the Red spectrum .

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Color Palettes

The complementary color #38D3B7 is the color exactly opposite to #C72C48 on the color wheel. The triadic palette is created by selecting two colors that are evenly spaced on the color wheel.

Complementary color palette


Triadic palette

Uses of #C72C48 in CSS

When using #C72C48 as the background color, consider selecting a lighter text color for improved readability. If you want to use #C72C48 as the text color, prefer a light background, such as Blanc.

#C72C48 as background color

Black text
White text
div{ background: #C72C48;  }

Colored text

With a white background or
with a dark background
div{ color: #C72C48;  }


#C72C48 colored border with a width of 3px
div{ border: 3px solid #C72C48;  }


#C72C48 shadow colored
div{ box-shadow: 3px 3px 7px #C72C48; }

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