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Cornflower blue
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #6495ED
RGBB (r, g, b) (100, 149, 237)
HSV (h, s, v) (219°, 58%, 93%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Cornflower blue, a shade of azure, is a shade of light blue with relatively little green compared to blue.

Cornflowers (Centaurea cyanus) are among the few "blue" flowers that are truly blue, most "blue" flowers being a darker blue-purple.


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Variations of cornflower blue

Light cornflower blue
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #93CCEA
RGBB (r, g, b) (154, 206, 235)
HSV (h, s, v) (201°, 37%, 92%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
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Light cornflower blue

Light cornflower blue is the color called cornflower blue in Crayola crayons.

Other variations of cornflower blue

  • Cornflower blue variation 1 (Hex: #6A99EE) RGB (106, 153, 238)
  • Cornflower blue variation 2 (Hex: #709DEE) RGB (112, 157, 238)
  • Cornflower blue variation 3 (Hex: #7AA4F0) RGB (122, 164, 240)
  • Cornflower blue variation 4 (Hex: #83AAF1) RGB (131, 170, 241)
  • Cornflower blue variation 5 (Hex: #92B5F2) RGB (146, 181, 242)
  • Cornflower blue variation 6 (Hex: #5E91EC) RGB (94, 145, 236)
  • Cornflower blue variation 7 (Hex: #588DEC) RGB (88, 141, 236)
  • Cornflower blue variation 8 (Hex: #4E86EA) RGB (78, 134, 234)
  • Cornflower blue variation 9 (Hex: #4580E9) RGB (69, 128, 233)
  • Cornflower blue variation 10 (Hex: #3675E8) RGB (54, 117, 232)

Cornflower blue in popular culture

  • The movie Fight Club (from a book by Chuck Palahniuk), "It must've been Tuesday. He was wearing his cornflower-blue tie."
  • The book, by Chuck Palahniuk, Haunted, "In the French Louis XV lobby, the chairs and sofas all cornflower-blue velvet, the walls crowded and busy with plaster curls and scrolls painted gold, there, Miss America stood in her pink spandex active wear and asked for the key."

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Cornflower Blue
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— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #6495ED
RGBB (r, g, b) (100, 149, 237)
HSV (h, s, v) (219°, 58%, 93%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Cornflower blue, a shade of azure, is a shade of light blue with relatively little green compared to blue.

Cornflowers (Centaurea cyanus) are among the few "blue" flowers that are truly blue, most "blue" flowers being a darker blue-purple.

Variations of cornflower blue

Light Cornflower Blue
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #93CCEA
RGBB (r, g, b) (154, 206, 235)
HSV (h, s, v) (201°, 37%, 92%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Light cornflower blue

Light cornflower blue is the color called cornflower in Crayola crayons.

See also


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