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Indian Red HTML Color, Codes and Variations

What Color is Indian Red?

Indian red is one of 140 colors that browsers recognize. It is a pigment made of iron oxides that is widely used in India. Other shades of iron oxides include Venetian Red, English Red, and Kobe.

These variations of Indian Red are not HTML named colors. For more information on the color red such as more variations, what the color red means and why people love it, check out this article.

Color Codes

COLOR NAMEIndian Red
HEX CODE#CD5C5C
RGB205, 92, 92
HSL0, 53%, 58%
HTML color Indian Red
Indian Red

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:IndianRed">Indian Red 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 Indian Red

  • Venetian Red is a light and warm color that is a darker shade of scarlet.
  • Deep Indian Red was called Indian red from 1903 until 1999, but is now called chestnut, in Crayola crayons.
  • English Red Is similar to Indian Red and sometimes confused with it.
  • Kobe is the dark version of Indian Red.

Venetian Red #C80815

Deep Indian Red #B94E48

English Red #AB4E52

Kobe #882D17

Chestnut is a color similar to but separate and distinct from Indian red.

Web Safe Version of Indian Red

Web safe colors read the same across all browsers. There are 216 colors that are in the standard web safe palette.

HEX  #CC6666RGB 204, 102, 102HSL 0, 50%, 60%

#CC6666

Indian Red Color Palettes

indian red analogous
Analogous colors for Indian Red

Indian Red Paint Colors

Pinkadelic P160 5 by Behr

All Dressed Up P160-3 by Behr

Sugar Poppy P170-4 by Behr