Here you will find a list of the most common and popular shades and tints of Red, including names, HEX and RGB color codes.
This is a color resource that may help you find that light tint or dark shade of red. Perhaps to be used individually, or perhaps to combine with other colors to achieve a desired effect or look for your project, website or logo.
Shades of Red
RGB 251 67 70
RGB 213 0 4
RGB 234 59 82
Desire red is a medium brightness variation which looks very much like a darker pink shade.
RGB 255 37 0
Scarlet is a bright variation of red, with a slight orange tint to it. It sits between red and orange on the color wheel, however it’s more red than orange.
RGB 255 8 0
Candy Apple is a very strong and bright color, representing the red color of candy coated apples.
RGB 225 41 1
Ferrari red has an orange tint to it, making it one of the brighter and more energetic variations. It’s the red color of Ferrari sports cars.
RGB 237 41 57
Imperial is a strong red color, with a slight pinkish tinge to it.
RGB 219 15 39
Ruby red represents the color of the gemstone; it has a pinkish purplish undertone to it.
RGB 211 26 56
Raspberry red has a purplish/pinkish tone to it which resembles the color of the fruit.
RGB 164 26 9
Chilli red is of course named after the chilli peppers, it’s a strong medium red.
RGB 186 17 12
Crimson is generally a darker, or deep shade of red, however some versions have an almost pinkish tinge to it.
RGB 144 2 31
Burgundy is a darker shade with a slight purple undertone to it.
RGB 128 0 0
Maroon is also a darker shade, with a somewhat brownish appearance. See the Maroon and Burgundy color meanings page for more information on these shades.
RGB 178 34 34
Fire Brick is a darker, and somewhat weaker shade or variation, resembling the color of red bricks.
RGB 177 18 38
Wine is a darker elegant shade, resembling a red brownish color.
RGB 115 0 57
Merlot red is a dark shade, with a strong purple tone to it.
RGB 192 64 0
Mahogany is considered a red, however it has a strong influence of brown.
RGB 153 0 0
Berry is a strong and dark red shade, resembling the red berry.
RGB 128 8 8
Blood red of course is meant to represent the dark red color that is blood.
RGB 139 23 26
Jam is a dark red, with a slight pinkish influence to it.
RGB 142 30 29
Lipstick is a deep and darker variation, it’s a common color of lipstick.
RGB 122 32 33
Garnet is a dark deep red shade, named after and resembling the color of the gemstone.
RGB 143 25 35
Current is a darker red variation with a very slight pinkish influence showing through.
RGB 227 66 52
Vermilion, made from the mineral cinnabar is bright red with a slight orange tinge. It was often used in pieces of art-work in ancient Rome and China.
RGB 208 33 42
This shade closely matches the bright red color commonly used with Fire Engines.
RGB 194 64 75
Sanguine is well known in the art world, it was used by many great artists, including Leonardo Da Vinci. It’s also known to be the color of dried blood.
RGB 212 53 45
Flame represents one of the many orange and red colors created and emitted by fire.
RGB 172 21 4
Turkey red is a dark shade with a brownish appearance. Created by the root of a certain type of plant, first known records show it came from Turkey.
RGB 255 56 0
This is a very bright red, with a somewhat orange undertone, representing the color of the common poppy. Coquelicot is the French name given to the poppy.
RGB 208 93 93
Indian is a pale, perhaps dull version of red. The pigment is made from a particular type of oxide, created in India.