Everything about the color Cornflower

The meaning of the color Cornflower and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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Named after the flower, cornflower is a stunning medium blue mixed with a small amount of green. As it has much more blue than green within its overall tone, though, it retains the characteristics and relaxing nature of traditional blues. Evoking a sense of tranquility, cornflower brings a natural coolness and calmness to any design. Its hex code is #9ACEEB.


If you’re looking to find a soothing theme for your design, combine cornflower with other shades of light blue. With cornflower as a background, you can use oranges, yellows, or mint green as accent.

Looking for a different hue? The following colors are related to cornflower.

Information about Cornflower / #9ACEEB

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #9ACEEB is made of 60.4% red, 80.8% green and 92.2% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #9ACEEB is made of 34% cyan, 12% magenta, 0% yellow and 8% black. Cornflower has a hue angle of 201.5 degrees, a saturation of 66.9% and a lightness of 76.3%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #9ACEEB has RGB values of R: 60.4, G: 80.8, B: 92.2 and CMYK values of C: 0.34, M: 0.12, Y: 0, K:0.08.




RGB Decimal

154, 206, 235


RGB Percentage

60.4, 80.8, 92.2

rgb(60.4%, 80.8%, 92.2%)


34, 12, 0, 8


201.5°, 66.9, 76.3

hsl(201.5°, 66.9%, 76.3%)

HSV (or HSB)

201.5°, 34.5, 92.2

Web Safe




80.184, -9.917, -19.703


50.388, 57.008, 86.93


0.259, 0.293, 57.008


80.184, 22.058, 243.282


80.184, -26.087, -29.626


75.504, -9.117, -20.27


10011010, 11001110, 11101011

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