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Cornflower blue

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#6495ed
RGB:
100, 149, 237
CMYK:
58, 37, 0, 7
HSL:
218.5°, 79.2%, 66.1%
Closest colors:
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 2129
in RAL Classic:
RAL 5024
in RAL Design:
RAL 260 60 35
in RAL Effect:
RAL 630-1
in NCS:
NCS S 2040-R90B
What color is Cornflower blue? What are the examples of Cornflower blue color in life?
2023-05-17 Snargl 3 minutes 52 seconds
# General # Design

What color is Cornflower blue?

Blue flower with a yellow background in the background is a yellow vase
Large blue vase with a bunch of flowers on it's side and a sky background behind it
Woman with blue hair and a blue top on a futuristic background
Woman with a blue bikini and headdress standing in front of a sky background with clouds
Close up of a blue flower with white petals and yellow centers and a green stem
Glass vase with some flowers on a table next to a mirror with water droplets on it and a blue background
Person standing in a field of flowers under a street light with a blue sky in the background
Vase of blue flowers on a table in a room with a chair and a window in the background
Blue vase with blue flowers on a table with smoke coming out of it and a black background behind it
Blue flower with a black center surrounded by water droplets on a black surface with a black background
Futuristic city with a lot of tall buildings and a lot of cars in the street at night time

Cornflower blue is a shade of medium-to-light blue that has a slight purple or lavender tint.

It has a hexadecimal code of #6495ED and RGB values of 100, 149, 237.

The color is named after the cornflower plant, which has delicate blue petals that resemble the hue.

Cornflower blue is often associated with calmness, serenity, and tranquility, as well as creativity and imagination.

It is a popular color in art, fashion, and design.

Cornflower was one of the favorite colors of the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, who used it to create contrast and depth in his paintings.

It is also a valuable color for sapphires, which are prized for their brilliance and durability.

It is a common color for clothing, especially for men's suits and ties, as it conveys confidence and professionalism.

Cornflower blue is a color that has many meanings and uses in different contexts and cultures.

Example of the palette with the Cornflower blue color

Picture with primary colors of Pale yellow, Pale gold, Cornflower blue, Dark lava and Pang
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 0510-Y30R
NCS S 0530-Y40R
NCS S 2040-R90B
NCS S 7005-Y80R
NCS S 5020-R60B
RAL Classic
RAL 1013
RAL 1000
RAL 5024
RAL 8014
RAL 7015
RAL Design
RAL 070 90 20
RAL 075 80 40
RAL 260 60 35
RAL 050 20 10
RAL 290 30 20
RAL Effect
RAL 140-3
RAL 310-2
RAL 630-1
RAL 330-6
RAL 580-5
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What are the examples of Cornflower blue color in life?

Car driving down a road with a city in the background and clouds in the sky above it
Two blue vases with plants in them on a table next to a trunk and chest of drawers in a room
Man with a beard and a coat on in front of a lightning background with a lightning effect behind him
Woman with blue hair and a hoodie on her head and chest is posing for a picture
Man with long hair and blue eyes is looking at the camera with a serious look on his face
Girl with a blue hat and scarf on her head and a yellow scarf around her neck and a yellow scarf around her neck
Blue ball floating in the middle of a body of water with clouds in the background and a blue sky
Cornflower blue is a beautiful shade of light to medium blue with a hint of purple.
It is named after the petals of the cornflower, a common European flower that has this color.

Some examples of cornflower blue color in life are:
  • The sky on a clear summer day can have a cornflower blue hue.

  • Some varieties of sapphire are called cornflower blue because they have a well-saturated but soft blue color.

  • The Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer used cornflower blue as one of his favorite colors in his paintings.

  • Cornflower blue is a defined color in the X Window system and HTML, and it is also a Crayola crayon color.

  • Cornflower blue was the coat color of the Bavarian infantry in the early 19th century.

  • Cornflower blue is also a popular color for clothing, accessories, and home decor because it is bright and cheerful but not too flashy.

Example of the palette with the Cornflower blue color

Picture with primary colors of Tangerine, Cornflower blue, Beau blue, Cinereous and Black
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 1070-Y30R
NCS S 2040-R90B
NCS S 1020-B
NCS S 3020-R20B
NCS S 8505-R20B
RAL Classic
RAL 1037
RAL 5024
RAL 9018
RAL 7034
RAL 9005
RAL Design
RAL 070 70 80
RAL 260 60 35
RAL 250 80 15
RAL 010 50 15
RAL 170 20 25
RAL Effect
RAL 380-2
RAL 630-1
RAL 180-2
RAL 560-3
RAL 790-5

Example of the palette with the Cornflower blue color

Picture with primary colors of Dark cerulean, Lapis lazuli, Rich electric blue, Cornflower blue and Han blue
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 4050-R90B
NCS S 3050-R80B
NCS S 1060-B
NCS S 2040-R90B
NCS S 2060-R80B
RAL Classic
RAL 5010
RAL 5025
RAL 5012
RAL 5024
RAL 5012
RAL Design
RAL 260 30 35
RAL 260 40 40
RAL 210 60 40
RAL 260 60 35
RAL 260 50 40
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