Hibiscus Color


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

Inverse Color #49ce93
Complementary Color #30b67b
Color Shade: red magenta (333.38° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 45.29% (better contrasting with white)
Hibiscus Color Sample
Hibiscus Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #b6316c

If you're looking for a similar red magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Hibiscus Color. The Vampirella color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm magenta bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Rosebud Cherry (#8a2d52) for more calm effect. Try Pink Punch as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#30b67b is the best complementary color to Hibiscus. Green cyan shades generally complement the red magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #b6316c complementary color is Jungle Green, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid magenta, red magenta, and mid red colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Hibiscus are #b630ae and #b63830. Thus found on the left and right of #b6316c on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Medium Red Violet and Well Read colors as they work well with Hibiscus.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Hibiscus palette consists of #30aeb6 and #30b638 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#30b67b). Try Pelorous and Apple colors in combination with #b6316c, 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 #b6316c offers a combination of blue cyan and yellow green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Hibiscus. Thus Azure and Sushi giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Hibiscus contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Jungle Green, Earls Green, and Governor Bay split by 90° on the color wheel. #b6316c square combo is a palette of red magenta, mid yellow, green cyan and mid 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. Hibiscus tetradic combo consists of green cyan complementary color (#30b67b) and two others. The Sushi is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Purple Heart – 120° from the complementary Jungle Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #6cb630 and #7a30b6.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #b6316c is made of 54% red, 14% green and 32% blue. In a HSL mode Hibiscus has a hue angle of 333.38°, a saturation of 57.58% and a lightness of 45.29%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #b6316c is made of 0% cyan, 52.15% magenta, 29.02% yellow and 28.63% black ink.

HEX #b6316c
RGB Decimal rgb(182,49,108)
RGB Percentage 54%, 14%, 32%
CMYK 0, 52.15, 29.02, 28.63
HSL hsl(333.38,57.58%,45.29%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(333.38,73.08%,71.37%)
CIE-LAB lab(43.0995,57.2738,-2.584)
XYZ xyz(23.0965,13.2244,15.5226)