Tall Poppy Color


Tall Poppy is vibrant, warm-toned shade of mid red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid cyan, violet or mid green

Inverse Color #4cd2d6
Complementary Color #28afb3
Color Shade: mid red (1.74° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 43.14% (better contrasting with white)
Tall Poppy Color Sample
Tall Poppy Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #b32d29

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Tall Poppy Color. The Top Tomato color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool red bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Spicy Orange (#d73c26) for more energetic effect. Try Pompeii Red as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#28afb3 is the best complementary color to Tall Poppy. Mid cyan shades generally complement the mid red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #b32d29 complementary color is Eastern Blue, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of red magenta, mid red, and orange colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Tall Poppy are #b32869 and #b37128. Thus found on the left and right of #b32d29 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Hibiscus and Tuscany colors as they work well with Tall Poppy.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Tall Poppy palette consists of #286ab3 and #28b371 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#28afb3). Try Cerulean Blue and Jungle Green colors in combination with #b32d29, 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 #b32d29 offers a combination of mid blue and mid green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Tall Poppy. Thus Governor Bay and Forest Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Tall Poppy contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Eastern Blue, Olive Drab, and Purple Heart split by 90° on the color wheel. #b32d29 square combo is a palette of mid red, yellow green, mid cyan and violet 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. Tall Poppy tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#28afb3) and two others. The Forest Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Medium Red Violet – 120° from the complementary Eastern Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #28b32c and #b328ae.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #b32d29 is made of 68% red, 17% green and 15% blue. In a HSL mode Tall Poppy has a hue angle of 1.74°, a saturation of 62.73% and a lightness of 43.14%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #b32d29 is made of 0% cyan, 52.55% magenta, 54.12% yellow and 29.8% black ink.

HEX #b32d29
RGB Decimal rgb(179,45,41)
RGB Percentage 68%, 17%, 15%
CMYK 0, 52.55, 54.12, 29.8
HSL hsl(1.74,62.73%,43.14%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(1.74,77.09%,70.2%)
CIE-LAB lab(40.6066,53.0489,35.3014)
XYZ xyz(19.929,11.6206,3.2904)