Amaryllis Color


Amaryllis is soft, 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 #47afba
Complementary Color #45acb8
Color Shade: mid red (5.74° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 49.61% (better contrasting with white)
Amaryllis Color Sample
Amaryllis Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #b85045

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Amaryllis Color. The Rocking Chair Red color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool red bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Red Red Red (#91403d) for more calm effect. Try Nandi Bear as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#45acb8 is the best complementary color to Amaryllis. 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 #b85045 complementary color is Pelorous, 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 Chestnut are #b84573 and #b88945. Thus found on the left and right of #b85045 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Blush and Tussock colors as they work well with Amaryllis.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Amaryllis palette consists of #4573b8 and #45b889 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#45acb8). Try Steel Blue and Ocean Green colors in combination with #b85045, 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 #b85045 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 Amaryllis. Thus Blue Violet and Chateau Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Amaryllis contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Pelorous, Sushi, and Studio split by 90° on the color wheel. #b85045 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. Amaryllis tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#45acb8) and two others. The Chateau Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Fuchsia Pink – 120° from the complementary Pelorous. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #45b850 and #b845ac.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #b85045 is made of 55% red, 24% green and 21% blue. In a HSL mode Amaryllis has a hue angle of 5.74°, a saturation of 45.45% and a lightness of 49.61%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #b85045 is made of 0% cyan, 40.79% magenta, 45.1% yellow and 27.84% black ink.

HEX #b85045
RGB Decimal rgb(184,80,69)
RGB Percentage 55%, 24%, 21%
CMYK 0, 40.79, 45.1, 27.84
HSL hsl(5.74,45.45%,49.61%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(5.74,62.5%,72.16%)
CIE-LAB lab(47.4399,41.3038,27.2571)
XYZ xyz(23.71,16.3573,7.5379)