Dark Salmon Color Codes and Color Scheme

by Stacey Crawford

What is Color Dark Salmon?

Dark Salmon the color is named for the color of the fish salmon’s flesh. The color salmon, like light coral is a warm orange pink. Dark salmon is more muted orange than the color salmon. If you don’t like the brightness of salmon, this color is softer and earthier.

Dark salmon is a warm toned color. that Crayola introduced its salmon pink crayon in 1949. It has a more pink tone than the HTML salmon color. The color salmon is believed to have been named so in 1776.

There is something warm and cheerful about salmon. It is a popular choice for summer clothing. The color dark salmon is one of 140 colors that browsers recognize.

HTML Color Codes for Dark Salmon

COLOR NAMEdarksalmon
HEX CODE #e9967a
RGB233, 150, 122
dark salmon
Dark Salmon

How to Use HTML Colors

HTML color names can be used with inline HTML styles or in a separate CSS stylesheet, just as you would use hex color codes.

HTML
<!-- In your HTML document -->
<body>
  <h1 style="color:darksalmon">Dark Salmon Title Text</h1>
  <p style="color:SlateGray">Slate gray paragraph text</p>
</body>
CSS
/* In your .css stylesheet */
h1 { color: IndianRed; }
p { color: SlateGray; }

Variations of the Color Dark Salmon

  • Light salmon is a lighter version of the color salmon.
  • Salmon Pink is the color of the Crayola crayon introduced in 1949.
  • Salmon is brighter than the color dark salmon and it is used in HTML and CSS.

Light Salmon #FFA07A

Salmon Pink (Crayon) #FF91A4

Salmon #FA8072

Web Safe Version of Dark Salmon

Web safe or browser safe colors read the same across all browsers. There are 216 colors that are in the standard web palette. If you are looking for a color that closely resembles light coral, this one will work.

HEX #ff9966RGB 255, 153, 102

#ff9966

Dark Salmon Color Scheme

dark salmon palette

Dark Salmon #e9967a

#cc6666

Dark Red #800000

#333366

Black #000000

Dark Salmon Paint Colors

Salmon Rose 2003-3C | Valspar

Charisma SW 6605 Sherwin Williams

Sockeye SW 6619 Sherwin Williams

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