Coral Tree Color


Coral Tree is pale, warm-toned shade of mid red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm cyan, warm blue or warm green

Inverse Color #579494
Complementary Color #6ba7a7
Color Shade: mid red (0° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 53.92% (better contrasting with white)
Coral Tree Color Sample
Coral Tree Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #a86b6b

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Coral Tree Color. The Azuki Bean color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a red magenta bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Copper Rust (#95524c) for more energetic effect. Try Toki Brown as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#6ba7a7 is the best complementary color to Coral Tree. Warm cyan shades generally complement the mid red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #a86b6b complementary color is Breaker Bay, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm magenta, mid red, and warm red colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Coral Tree are #a76b89 and #a7896b. Thus found on the left and right of #a86b6b on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Strikemaster and Sandal colors as they work well with Coral Tree.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Coral Tree palette consists of #6b89a7 and #6ba789 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#6ba7a7). Try Bermuda Gray and Aqua Forest colors in combination with #a86b6b, 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 #a86b6b offers a combination of cool blue and warm green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Coral Tree. Thus Scampi and Aqua Forest giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Coral Tree contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Breaker Bay, Chelsea Cucumber, and Deluge split by 90° on the color wheel. #a86b6b square combo is a palette of mid red, cool yellow, warm cyan and warm 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. Coral Tree tetradic combo consists of warm cyan complementary color (#6ba7a7) and two others. The Aqua Forest is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Bouquet – 120° from the complementary Breaker Bay. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #6ba76b and #a76ba7.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #a86b6b is made of 44% red, 28% green and 28% blue. In a HSL mode Coral Tree has a hue angle of 0°, a saturation of 25.96% and a lightness of 53.92%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #a86b6b is made of 0% cyan, 23.92% magenta, 23.92% yellow and 34.12% black ink.

HEX #a86b6b
RGB Decimal rgb(168,107,107)
RGB Percentage 44%, 28%, 28%
CMYK 0, 23.92, 23.92, 34.12
HSL hsl(0,25.96%,53.92%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(0,36.31%,65.88%)
CIE-LAB lab(51.726,24.3704,10.177)
XYZ xyz(24.06,19.9018,16.4832)