Rose Bud Color


Rose Bud is pale, 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 #044d5c
Complementary Color #a3ebfb
Color Shade: mid red (10.23° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 81.18% (better contrasting with white)
Rose Bud Color Sample
Rose Bud Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #fbb2a3

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Rose Bud Color. The Pumpkin Hue 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 saturated alternative called Prime Pink (#ff8d86) for more energetic effect. Try Girlie as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#a3ebfb is the best complementary color to Rose Bud. 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 #fbb2a3 complementary color is Anakiwa, 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 Rose Bud are #fba3bf and #fbdea3. Thus found on the left and right of #fbb2a3 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Lavender Pink and Corvette colors as they work well with Rose Bud.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Rose Bud palette consists of #a3c0fb and #a3fbde colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#a3ebfb). Try Sail and Aquamarine colors in combination with #fbb2a3, 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 #fbb2a3 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 Rose Bud. Thus Melrose and Mint Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Rose Bud contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Anakiwa, Reef, and Mauve split by 90° on the color wheel. #fbb2a3 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. Rose Bud tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#a3ebfb) and two others. The Mint Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Lavender Rose – 120° from the complementary Anakiwa. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #a3fbb2 and #fba3eb.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #fbb2a3 is made of 42% red, 30% green and 28% blue. In a HSL mode Rose Bud has a hue angle of 10.23°, a saturation of 91.67% and a lightness of 81.18%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #fbb2a3 is made of 0% cyan, 28.63% magenta, 34.51% yellow and 1.57% black ink.

HEX #fbb2a3
RGB Decimal rgb(251,178,163)
RGB Percentage 42%, 30%, 28%
CMYK 0, 28.63, 34.51, 1.57
HSL hsl(10.23,91.67%,81.18%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(10.23,35.06%,98.43%)
CIE-LAB lab(79.038,24.7181,18.2924)
XYZ xyz(62.3149,54.9944,41.981)