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For the of Montreal album, see Coquelicot Asleep in the Poppies: A Variety of Whimsical Verse.

For the Sakura Wars character, see List of Sakura Wars characters.
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— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #FF3800
RGBB (r, g, b) (255, 56, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (13°, 100%, 100[1]%)
Source [Unsourced]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Coquelicot (koh-KUH-lee-koh) is a bright red color, tinted with orange. It is the color of flowers of Papaver rhoeas, the corn poppy. In French, coquelicot is a vernacular name of this poppy. Claude Monet painted "Les Coquelicots" or "Poppies Blooming" in 1873.

Les Coquelicots by Claude Monet, 1873.

The first recorded use of coquelicot as a color name in English was in the year 1795. [2]

The California poppy is colored a shade of golden called golden poppy.

Coquelicot in human culture



  • The character Isabella in Jane Austen's novel Northanger Abbey favorably describes hat ribbons of the color. In a letter to her sister Cassandra in 1796 Jane Austen reported the fact that coquelicot was the most fashionable color in Bath[3].


  • Coquelicot is the name of a band from Lubbock, Texas. They have released two EP's: "Tree Friend" and "Blue Moon".

See also


  1. ^ Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #FF3800 (Coquelicot):
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 193; Color Sample of Coquelicot: Page 27 Plate 2 Color Sample C10
  3. ^ [[|Cecil 1978]]: 4
  • Cecil, David (1978). A Portrait of Jane Austen. Constable. 


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