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Rose is the color halfway between red and magenta on the HSV color wheel, also known as the RGB color wheel, on which it is at hue angle of 330 degrees.

Rose is one of the tertiary colors on the HSV (RGB) color wheel. The complementary color of rose is spring green. Sometimes rose is quoted instead as the web-safe color FF00CC, which is closer to magenta than to red, corresponding to a hue angle near 320 degrees, or the web-safe color FF0077, which is closer to red than magenta, corresponding to a hue angle of about 340 degrees.


HEX: #FF0080
HSV: (330°, 100%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 0, 128)

Tickle me pink

The color tickle me pink was formulated by Crayola in 1993.

tickle me pink

HSV: (342°, 46%, 99%)
RGB: rgb(252, 137, 172)

Persian pink

Since the color rose is so well loved in Persia (Iran), some shades of rose are named after Persia, such as the light tone of rose at right that is called Persian pink. This color is very popular in women's fashion.

persian pink

HSV: (329°, 49%, 97%)
RGB: rgb(247, 127, 190)

Rose Pink

This is a vivid reddish purple

The first recorded use of rose pink as a color name in English was in 1760.

rose pink

HSV: (320°, 60%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 102, 204)

Rose Bonbon

This translates loosely into English as candy rose or candy pink, or more specifically as bonbon rose or bonbon pink – presumably referring to bonbons that are coated with icing that is colored rose bonbon.

Rose bonbon is a tone of rose that is popular in France.

rose bonbon

HEX: #F9429E
HSV: (330°, 74%, 98%)
RGB: rgb(249, 66, 158)

Brilliant Rose

Brilliant rose is a Crayola color formulated in 1949; originally it was called brilliant rose but the name was changed in 1958 to magenta.

The original name is more accurate since this color, having a hue code of 329, is much closer to rose than magenta.

brilliant rose

HEX: #F653A6
HSV: (329°, 66%, 97%)
RGB: rgb(246, 83, 166)

Thulian Pink

This color is also called Thulite pink; the first recorded use of Thulite pink as a color name in English was in 1912.

The term Thulian pink refers to the land of Thule.

Another name for this color is first lady. The first use of first lady as a color name in English was in 1948 when the Plochere Color System, (a color system that is widely used by interior designers) was inaugurated in 1948.

The hex code for Thulian pink is identical to that of China pink and Liseran purple.

thulian pink

HSV: (330°, 82%, 92%)
RGB: rgb(222, 111, 161)

French Rose

The color French rose is also called France rose.

Color sample of French rose—this color matches exactly the color sample shown as "France rose" in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color.

french rose

HEX: #F64A8A
HSV: (338°, 70%, 96%)
RGB: rgb(246, 74, 138)


This color is a rich shade of crimson-rose.

Razzmatazz was a new Crayola crayon color chosen in 1993 as a part of the Name The New Colors Contest.

It was named by then 5-year-old Laura Bartolomei-Hill. She was the youngest winner of Crayola's "Name the New Colors Contest."


HEX: #E3256B
HSV: (338°, 84%, 89%)
RGB: rgb(227, 37, 107)

razzle dazzle rose

This color is a vivid tone of rose tending toward magenta.

The color razzle dazzle rose was named by Crayola in 1990. Before that, from its formulation in 1972 to 1990, it had been named hot magenta.

Razzle Dazzle Rose

HSV: (315°, 80%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(255, 51, 204)

Persian Rose

The first recorded use of Persian rose as a color name in English was in 1921.

This color matches the color of the Persian rose color sample in A Dictionary of Color—a highly saturated color close to the outer surface of the color sphere, just below the equator of the color sphere, about halfway between rose and magenta. The color Persian rose may also be described as a color close to the purple boundary of the CIE chromaticity diagram about halfway between rose and magenta.

persian rose

HEX: #FE28A2
HSV: (326°, 84%, 100%)
RGB: rgb(254, 40, 162)

Fuchsia Rose

Fuchsia rose is the color that was chosen as the 2001 Pantone color of the year by Pantone.

The source of this color is the "Pantone Textile Paper eXtended (TPX)" color list, color #17-2031 TPX—Fuchsia rose.

fuchsia rose

HEX: #C74375
HSV: (337°, 66%, 78%)
RGB: rgb(199, 67, 117)

Rose Red

The source of this color is the "Pantone Textile Paper eXtended (TPX)" color list, color #18-1852 TPX—Rose red.

rose red

HEX: #C21E56
HSV: (340°, 85%, 76%)
RGB: rgb(194, 30, 86)


This is one of the colors in the RAL color matching system, a color system widely used in Europe. The RAL color list first originated in 1927, and it reached its present form in 1961.


HEX: #CF3476
HSV: (334°, 75%, 81%)
RGB: rgb(207, 52, 118)

Dogwood Rose

The color dogwood rose is sometimes called dogwood red.

dogwood rose

HEX: #D71868
HSV: (335°, 89%, 87%)
RGB: rgb(215, 24, 104)

Raspberry Rose

Raspberry rose is moderate purplish red

raspberry rose

HEX: #B3446C
HSV: (338°, 62%, 70%)
RGB: rgb(179, 68, 108)

China Rose

The color China rose is a deep tone of rose.

The first recorded use of China rose as a color name in English was in 1925.

china rose

HEX: #A8516E
HSV: (340°, 52%, 66%)
RGB: rgb(168, 81, 110)


Ruby is a color that is a representation of the color of the cut and polished ruby gemstone.

Ruby as a color is more akin to rose than red.


HEX: #E0115F
HSV: (337°, 92%, 88%)
RGB: rgb(224, 17, 95)