Phoenix Red Color


Phoenix Red 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 #1d8da4
Complementary Color #5bcae1
Color Shade: mid red (10.22° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 62.16% (better contrasting with white)
Phoenix Red Color Sample
Phoenix Red Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #e2725b

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Phoenix Red Color. The La Terra color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Sockeye (#e49780) for more calm effect. Try Carpaccio as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#5bcae1 is the best complementary color to Phoenix Red. 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 #e2725b complementary color is Viking, 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 Terracotta are #e15b87 and #e1b55b. Thus found on the left and right of #e2725b on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Cranberry and Equator colors as they work well with Phoenix Red.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Phoenix Red palette consists of #5b87e1 and #5be1b5 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5bcae1). Try Havelock Blue and Viking colors in combination with #e2725b, 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 #e2725b 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 Phoenix Red. Thus Medium Purple and Pastel Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Phoenix Red contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Viking, Conifer, and Medium Purple split by 90° on the color wheel. #e2725b 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. Phoenix Red tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#5bcae1) and two others. The Pastel Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Orchid – 120° from the complementary Viking. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #5be172 and #e15bcb.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #e2725b is made of 52% red, 26% green and 21% blue. In a HSL mode Phoenix Red has a hue angle of 10.22°, a saturation of 69.95% and a lightness of 62.16%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #e2725b is made of 0% cyan, 43.92% magenta, 52.94% yellow and 11.37% black ink.

HEX #e2725b
RGB Decimal rgb(226,114,91)
RGB Percentage 52%, 26%, 21%
CMYK 0, 43.92, 52.94, 11.37
HSL hsl(10.22,69.95%,62.16%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(10.22,59.73%,88.63%)
CIE-LAB lab(60.7452,41.6018,32.7942)
XYZ xyz(39.2697,28.9587,13.4174)