Everything about the color Mimosa

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

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Mimosa is a warm, golden yellow inspired by the popular cocktail and the flowers of the Mimosa tree. The hex code for mimosa is #FFCA4B.


Being a hopeful and radiant color, Pantone named mimosa the 2009 Color of the Year to bring hope and optimism during a time of economic uncertainty and political change. It is a reassuring and nurturing color that stimulates imagination, innovation, and enlightenment.

Mimosa works well with its complementary color, purple. It can also be used as an accent within a palette of blues or earthy greens and browns.

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Information about Mimosa / #FFCA4B

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #FFCA4B is made of 100% red, 79.2% green and 29.4% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #FFCA4B is made of 0% cyan, 21% magenta, 71% yellow and 0% black. Mimosa has a hue angle of 42.3 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 64.7%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #FFCA4B has RGB values of R: 100, G: 79.2, B: 29.4 and CMYK values of C: 0, M: 0.21, Y: 0.71, K:0.




RGB Decimal

255, 202, 75


RGB Percentage

100, 79.2, 29.4

rgb(100%, 79.2%, 29.4%)


0, 21, 71, 0


42.3°, 100, 64.7

hsl(42.3°, 100%, 64.7%)

HSV (or HSB)

42.3°, 70.6, 100

Web Safe




83.973, 6.492, 67.581


63.634, 64.013, 15.659


0.444, 0.447, 64.013


83.973, 67.892, 84.513


83.973, 43.518, 76.071


80.008, 6.327, 41.586


11111111, 11001010, 01001011

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