Cornflower Blue / #6495ed Color Information

Cornflower Blue #6495ed color image
This color is known as Cornflower Blue. The hexadecimal #6495ed color RGB value is (100, 149, 237). The complement color is #edbc64. The CMYK color model (used in color printing) for #6495ed is 58% cyan, 37% magenta, 0% yellow and 7% black. The decimal value of this color is 6591981. Closest web safe color is: #6699ff.

Color Space Conversion Table for Cornflower Blue #6495ed

Below, the color conversion values related to the color Cornflower Blue / #6495ed are specified in detail.

Hexadecimal #6495ed
Red, Green, Blue
rgb(100, 149, 237)
RGB Percent
Red, Green, Blue
rgb(39%, 58%, 93%)
Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
cyan: 0.607843, magenta: 0.415686, yellow: 0.0705882
CMYK Color Model
cyan:58%, magenta:37%, yellow: 0%, black:7%
Hue, Saturation, Luminosity
hue:218.54, saturation: 31, luminosity: 26
Hue, Saturation, Value
hue: 218.54º, saturation: 79%, value: 66%
CIE 1931 Color Space
X:31.289, Y:30.319, Z:84.324
LAB L:0.619, A:0.093, B:-0.493
Hunter LAB L: 55.0624, A: 5.07299, B: -52.2544
Decimal 6591981
Most Readable Black
Web Safe Color #6699ff

Color Schemes

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Lighten and Darken Colors

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    CSS Examples

    The text has a font color of #6495ed

    color: #6495ed;

    This element has a background-color of #6495ed

    background-color: #6495ed;

    This element has a border-color of #6495ed

    border: 1px solid #6495ed;

    This element has a box-shadow color of #6495ed

    -webkit-box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #6495ed;
    -moz-box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #6495ed;
    box-shadow : 4px 4px 1px 1px #6495ed;

    This element has a text-shadow color of #6495ed

    -webkit-text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #6495ed;
    -moz-text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #6495ed;
    text-shadow : 1px 1px 2px #6495ed;

    Gradient color of #6495ed

    background-color: #6495ed; 
    filter: progid:DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient(startColorstr='#6495ed', endColorstr='#3676e8'); 
    background-image: -webkit-gradient(linear, 0% 0%, 0% 100%, from(#6495ed), to(#3676e8)); 
    background-image: -webkit-linear-gradient(top, #6495ed, #3676e8); 
    background-image: -moz-linear-gradient(top, #6495ed, #3676e8); 
    background-image: -o-linear-gradient(top, #6495ed, #3676e8); 
    background-image: linear-gradient(to bottom, #6495ed, #3676e8);