Scarlet Flame Color


Scarlet Flame is soft, warm-toned shade of warm magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with green cyan, cool blue or cool yellow

Inverse Color #6c9
Complementary Color #329966
Color Shade: warm magenta (330° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 40% (better contrasting with white)
Scarlet Flame Color Sample
Scarlet Flame Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #993366

If you're looking for a similar warm magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Scarlet Flame Color. The Razzle Dazzle color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid magenta bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Medium Red Violet (#bb3385) for more energetic effect. Try Red Plum as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#329966 is the best complementary color to Scarlet Flame. Green cyan shades generally complement the warm magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #936 complementary color is Sea Green, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool magenta, warm magenta, and mid red colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of White are #993299 and #993232. Thus found on the left and right of #936 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Plum and Stiletto colors as they work well with Scarlet Flame.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Scarlet Flame palette consists of #329999 and #329932 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#329966). Try Lochinvar and Apple colors in combination with #936, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #936 offers a combination of blue cyan and cool yellow shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Scarlet Flame. Thus Azure and Apple giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Scarlet Flame contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Sea Green, Sycamore, and Sapphire split by 90° on the color wheel. #936 square combo is a palette of warm magenta, warm yellow, green cyan and cool blue shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Scarlet Flame tetradic combo consists of green cyan complementary color (#329966) and two others. The Apple is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Royal Purple – 120° from the complementary Sea Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #669932 and #653299.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #993366 is made of 50% red, 17% green and 33% blue. In a HSL mode Scarlet Flame has a hue angle of 330°, a saturation of 50% and a lightness of 40%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #993366 is made of 0% cyan, 40% magenta, 20% yellow and 40% black ink.

HEX #993366
RGB Decimal rgb(153,51,102)
RGB Percentage 50%, 17%, 33%
CMYK 0, 40, 20, 40
HSL hsl(330,50%,40%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(330,66.67%,60%)
CIE-LAB lab(38.02,47.3071,-6.931)
XYZ xyz(16.719,10.0993,13.6385)