168 Colors That Start With L (Names, Hex, RGB, CMYK)

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In terms of colors that start with the letter L, we could probably make an entire list out of the “light” colors alone! Once you add “luminous”, “lemon”, and “lime”, this list easily clocks in as one of the largest color groups in the alphabet.

You can use this massive collection of colors to find the perfect color for your graphic or web design project.

List of Colors That Start With L

Here’s a list of colors that start with the letter L, including names, Hex, RGB, and CMYK codes:

La Palma

La Palma is a relatively warm shade of green with sunny yellow undertones that takes its name from the most north-westerly island of the Canary Islands off the coast of Spain.

La Palma
Hex #368716 
RGB 54, 135, 22
CMYK 60, 0, 84, 47

La Rioja

The second of several place-themed names on this list, La Rioja is a paler yellow-green shade inspired by the rich vineyards and agriculture of this famous wine-producing Spanish province.

La Rioja
Hex #B3C110 
RGB 179, 193, 16
CMYK 7, 0, 92, 24

La Salle Green

La Salle Green is a rich, deep shade of green with some cooler blue undertones running beneath the shade’s surface for some added depth and intensity.

La Salle Green
Hex #087830 
RGB 8, 120, 48
CMYK 93, 0, 60, 53

Lace

While lace can come in many different colors, the color Lace is inspired by the pale, creamy white appearance of classical linen or silk lace fabric.

Lace
Hex #FDF5E6 
RGB 253, 245, 230
CMYK 0, 3, 9, 1

Lake Blue

Lake Blue is a deep, dark blue shade with some cool gray undertones that serve as a reflection of the shadows typically found around the shores of some mountain lake.

Lake Blue
Hex #4076A4 
RGB 64, 118, 164
CMYK 61, 28, 0, 36

Lamp Black

Lamp Black is a bold, no-nonsense shade of black with an almost glossy finish that serves as a nod to the “light” aspect of its name.

Lamp Black
Hex #010204 
RGB 1, 2, 4
CMYK 75, 50, 0, 98

Lamp Ebony Black

Lamp Ebony Black, on the other hand, removes the glossy overtones entirely for a deep, inky black shade with hardly any magenta or yellow tones running beneath the surface.

Lamp Ebony Black
Hex #0B0A0A 
RGB 11, 10, 10
CMYK 0, 9, 9, 96

Languid Lavender

As compared to “true” Lavender, Languid Lavender has a higher gray value and a slightly higher blue value, creating a more muted, reserved, or otherwise languid appearance.

Languid Lavender
Hex #D6CADD 
RGB 214, 202, 221
CMYK 3, 9, 0, 13

Lapis Lazuli

Lapis Lazuli is a dark blue shade with some violet undertones—a rich, balanced shade that draws its inspiration from the ancient, semiprecious stone of the same name.

Lapis Lazuli
Hex #26619C 
RGB 38, 97, 156
CMYK 76, 38, 0, 39

Las Palmas

Much like La Palma, Las Palmas draws its inspiration from a specific location in the Canary Islands—in this case, a thriving Spanish city with plenty of warmth and energy to make up this bright yellow-green shade.

Las Palmas
Hex #C6E610 
RGB 198, 230, 16
CMYK 14, 0, 93, 10

Laser

Laser is a much duller color than you might expect to see, given the name—a cool, sturdy shade of brown with some strong yellow undertones.

Laser
Hex #C8B568 
RGB 200, 181, 104
CMYK 0, 9, 48, 22

Laser Blue

Laser Blue, on the other hand, is a bright, energetic blue shade with some warm yellow and even slight green undertones.

Laser Blue
Hex #627AF7 
RGB 98, 122, 247
CMYK 60, 51, 0, 3

Laser Cyan

Laser Cyan continues the trend by punching up a traditional Cyan shade with a little bit more yellow for a more fast-paced or vivacious shade of bright bluish green.

Laser Cyan
Hex #01FFDA 
RGB 1, 255, 218
CMYK 100, 0, 15, 0

Laser Green

Laser Green is a similarly bright shade of green with bold yellow undertones that elevate what would otherwise be a pretty standard shade of medium-dark Kelly Green.

Laser Green
Hex #029D04 
RGB 2, 157, 4
CMYK 99, 0, 97, 38

Laser Lemon

Laser Lemon is a bright, almost neon shade of Lemon Yellow that has a slightly higher saturation level in order to create a more intense hue for this yellow shade.

Laser Lemon
Hex #FFFF66 
RGB 255, 255, 102
CMYK 0, 0, 60, 0

Laser Red

Finally, Laser Red is a bright, brash shade of orange that carries the same yellow undertones as every other Laser variation, resulting in a cheerful red shade that borders on orange.

Laser Red
Hex #E2221D 
RGB 226, 34, 29
CMYK 0, 85, 87, 11

Latte

Latte is a soft, creamy shade of pale brown with plenty of sweetness and light—the perfect color to draw most of its inspiration from the drink of the same name.

Latte
Hex #EDD5A6 
RGB 237, 213, 166
CMYK 0, 10, 30, 7

Laurel

The name “laurel” is often applied to a wide range of trees, shrubs and bushes. As a color, however, Laurel refers to this shade of muted, almost dusty green.

Laurel
Hex #749378 
RGB 116, 147, 120
CMYK 21, 0, 18, 42

Laurel Green

Laurel Green starts with a traditional Laurel base and lightens it significantly by lowering the key or gray value for a softer green shade.

Laurel Green
Hex #A9BA9D 
RGB 169, 186, 157
CMYK 9, 0, 16, 27

Lava

As the name might imply, Lava is an extremely hot shade of red—bold and aggressive, with some fiery yellow and orange undertones.

Lava
Hex #CF1020 
RGB 207, 16, 32
CMYK 0, 92, 85, 19

Lavender

We already saw Languid Lavender, so now it’s time for “regular” Lavender—a sweet, simple shade of medium-light purple with strong blue undertones and a hint of pink.

Lavender
Hex #B57EDC 
RGB 181, 126, 220
CMYK 18, 43, 0, 14

Lavender Blue

Lavender Blue takes traditional Lavender—which already has quite a bit of blue in it—and increases the blue values even further for a pale purple with only a touch of red.

Lavender Blue
Hex #CCCCFF 
RGB 204, 204, 255
CMYK 20, 20, 0, 0

Lavender Blush

Lavender Blush is the lightest of all the Lavender shades—this color starts with a Blush base and tempers it slightly with a touch of pale bluish pink.

Lavender Blush
Hex #FFF0F5 
RGB 255, 240, 245
CMYK 0, 6, 4, 0

Lavender Gray

Similarly, Lavender Gray could almost pass for a standard gray shade if it weren’t for the extremely small amounts of blue and magenta that run beneath the surface.

Lavender Gray
Hex #C4C3D0 
RGB 196, 195, 208
CMYK 6, 6, 0, 18

Lavender Indigo

Lavender Indigo is a deep, bold color with a vibrant overall hue and a strong, commanding visual presence. Nevertheless, Lavender rounds out some of its harsher notes for a simple, deep purple-blue shade.

Lavender Indigo
Hex #9457EB 
RGB 148, 87, 235
CMYK 37, 63, 0, 8

Lavender Magenta

Lavender Magenta is more of a pink shade than it is a true purple variation, thanks to the strong magenta overtones that help create this bright pink-purple hue.

Lavender Magenta
Hex #EE82EE 
RGB 238, 130, 238
CMYK 0, 45, 0, 7

Lavender Pink

Lavender Pink, on the other hand, is a pale pink shade that gets most of its color and intensity from the underlying red-violet hues of a Lavender variation.

Lavender Pink
Hex #FBAED2 
RGB 251, 174, 210
CMYK 0, 31, 16, 2

Lavender Purple

Lavender Purple starts with a traditional Lavender base and dials up the red and blue saturation for a much darker medium purple appearance overall.

Lavender Purple
Hex #967BB6 
RGB 150, 123, 182
CMYK 18, 32, 0, 29

Lavender Rose

Similarly, Lavender Rose takes the usually pale or muted Lavender base and combines it with bright Rose Pink for a soft, cheerful, medium-light pink shade.

Lavender Rose
Hex #FBA0E3 
RGB 251, 160, 227
CMYK 0, 36, 10, 2

Lawn Green

Lawn Green is significantly brighter than most traditional lawnscapes, but that doesn’t stop this color from capturing the warmth and potential of a freshly-mowed grass lawn.

Lawn Green
Hex #7CFC00 
RGB 124, 252, 0
CMYK 51, 0, 100, 1

Lead

Lead is a cool, dark shade of gray with some slight brown undertones and a metallic overall finish that clearly draws its inspiration from the metal that shares its name.

Lead
Hex #6E7273 
RGB 110, 114, 115
CMYK 4, 1, 0, 55

Lead Tetroxide

Lead tetroxide, also known as red lead, is the inspiration for this bright rust-red shade, as the compound of the same name has historically been used as a paint pigment.

Lead Tetroxide
Hex #F95810 
RGB 249, 88, 16
CMYK 0, 65, 94, 2

Leaf Green

Leaf Green, despite the springtime associations of the name, is inspired by the color of a mature leaf—a rich, dark shade of green with some slight brown undertones.

Leaf Green
Hex #306433 
RGB 48, 100, 51
CMYK 52, 0, 49, 61

Leather

Leather is a bold, warm shade of brown with strong red undertones. Even if leather can be treated to take on many different colors, this shade is far and away the most famous.

Leather
Hex #967059 
RGB 150, 112, 89
CMYK 0, 25, 41, 41

Leather Jacket

Leather Jacket, on the other hand, is a deep shade of black with a slight glossy finish—the perfect edgy color for anyone who wants a little bit of danger.

Leather Jacket
Hex #253529 
RGB 37, 53, 41
CMYK 30, 0, 23, 79

Lemon

The first of several citrus-y colors on this list, Lemon is a clear, bright shade of yellow with only a slight hint of red for a warmer feel.

Lemon
Hex #FFF700 
RGB 225, 247, 0
CMYK 0, 3, 100, 0

Lemon Chiffon

Lemon Chiffon is a lighter, softer yellow color, inspired by the lightweight, gauzy fabric of the same name.

Lemon Chiffon
Hex #FFFACD 
RGB 255, 250, 205
CMYK 0, 2, 20, 0

Lemon Curry

Lemon Curry still has the distinctive warmth and brightness of a Lemon shade, but with a little bit of extra spice and heat for a bold orange-brown overall appearance.

Lemon Curry
Hex #CCA01D 
RGB 204, 160, 29
CMYK 0, 22, 86, 20

Lemon Ginger

Lemon Ginger is another Lemon variant that trends towards brown, but this brown has more of a slightly green tinge as a nod to its homegrown roots.

Lemon Ginger
Hex #AC9E22 
RGB 172, 158, 34
CMYK 0, 8, 80, 33

Lemon Glacier

Despite the coolness of its name, Lemon Glacier is still a bright and relatively warm yellow shade with only a very subtle blue undertone for the “cool” factor.

Lemon Glacier
Hex #FDFF00 
RGB 253, 255, 0
CMYK 1, 0, 100, 0

Lemon Grass

Lemon Grass is a cool, smoky shade of green with strong brown undertones, inspired by the muted green-brown plant of the same name, renowned for its citrus-y scent.

Lemon Grass
Hex #9B9E8F 
RGB 155, 158, 143
CMYK 2, 0, 9, 38

Lemon Lime

Lemon Lime is still overwhelmingly a yellow shade, but it does have a slightly higher blue value to help give this shade a hint of lime green.

Lemon Lime
Hex #E3FF00 
RGB 227, 255, 0
CMYK 11, 0, 100, 0

Lemon Meringue

Like Lemon Chiffon, Lemon Meringue is a softer and sweeter take on a traditional Lemon shade, with plenty of white and cream undertones helping to brighten the overall appearance.

Lemon Meringue
Hex #F6EABE 
RGB 246, 234, 190
CMYK 0, 5, 23, 4

Lemon Yellow

Finally, Lemon Yellow starts with the traditional Lemon base and dials up the straight yellow values in order to create a golden yellow to pure yellow shade.

Lemon Yellow
Hex #FFFF7F 
RGB 255, 255, 127
CMYK 0, 0, 50, 0

Lemonade

Despite its name, Lemonade is actually closer in color to a Lime shade than it is to a Lemon shade. The end result is a warm, bright green with plenty of yellow undertones.

Lemonade
Hex #A7CF55 
RGB 167, 207, 85
CMYK 19, 0, 59, 19

Lettuce

Lettuce, on the other hand, is pretty much exactly the color you’d expect it to be—a crisp, bright shade of green inspired by a head of iceberg lettuce.

Lettuce
Hex #94CF03 
RGB 148, 207, 3
CMYK 29, 0, 99, 19

Liberty

Liberty may be a nebulous concept to define, but it’s certainly an easy color to identify. In this case, Liberty is a bold, dramatic shade of rich, dark blue.

Liberty
Hex #545AA7 
RGB 84, 90, 167
CMYK 50, 46, 0, 35

Licorice

Licorice is another no-nonsense color—a deep shade of black with slight glossy notes, a perfect match for the color of black licorice.

Licorice
Hex #1A1110 
RGB 26, 17, 16
CMYK 0, 35, 38, 90

Light Apricot

Light Apricot is a soft, fuzzy shade of pink with strong orange and red undertones that leave it with a slightly brown tint that draws inspiration from the fruit of the same name.

Light Apricot
Hex #FDD5B1 
RGB 253, 213, 177
CMYK 0, 16, 30, 1

Light Arylamide Yellow

Arylamide Yellow is a bold, long-lasting alternative to Cadmium Yellow, which makes it a popular choice among artists, and the slightly paler Light Arylamide Yellow is equally valued.

Light Arylamide Yellow
Hex #FEFC1B 
RGB 254, 252, 27
CMYK 0, 1, 89, 0

Light Avocado

Light Avocado takes Avocado Green—typically a very dark, intense shade—and tempers it slightly in order to create a relatively muted green shade.

Light Avocado
Hex #74865C 
RGB 116, 134, 92
CMYK 13, 0, 31, 47

Light Blue

Light Blue looks pretty much exactly the way you would expect it to look—a pale shade of blue with some of the same cool sweetness of the original shade.

Light Blue
Hex #ADD8E6 
RGB 173, 216, 230
CMYK 25, 6, 0, 10

Light Blue Haze

Light Blue Haze is actually a relatively dark color, although most of the depth comes from the dark grayish-green “haze”, instead of from the blue base.

Light Blue Haze
Hex #638285 
RGB 99, 130, 133
CMYK 26, 2, 0, 48

Light Brown

Similarly, Light Brown is a relatively dark shade with strong red and orange undertones, although it retains the warmth and brightness of most of the other “light” shades.

Light Brown
Hex #B5651D 
RGB 181, 101, 29
CMYK 0, 44, 84, 29

Light Buttermilk

Buttermilk is already a pale color, but Light Buttermilk pushes that paleness even further to create an extremely light shade of tan or off-white.

Light Buttermilk
Hex #FFFCE1 
RGB 255, 252, 225
CMYK 0, 1, 12, 0

Light Cadmium Green

The first of a handful of Cadmium variants, Light Cadmium Green is a lighter version of the bold yellow-green typically produced by the toxic but still valuable cadmium pigment.

Light Cadmium Green
Hex #96C656 
RGB 150, 198, 86
CMYK 24, 0, 57, 22

Light Cadmium Red

By brightening a traditional Cadmium Red, Light Cadmium Red allows more of the yellow and orange undertones to truly shine.

Light Cadmium Red
Hex #CA5D36 
RGB 202, 93, 54
CMYK 0, 54, 73, 21

Light Cadmium Yellow

Light Cadmium Yellow, on the other hand, is very similar in appearance to its “darker” traditional base, with only a slightly lower yellow saturation responsible for its overall appearance.

Light Cadmium Yellow
Hex #E8E152 
RGB 232, 225, 82
CMYK 0, 3, 65, 9

Light Carmine Pink

Light Carmine Pink is originally derived from the same beetle shells that give Cochineal Red its distinctive brilliance, although Light Carmine Pink is a significantly paler version of that historically widely-used pigment.

Light Carmine Pink
Hex #E66771 
RGB 230, 103, 113
CMYK 0, 55, 51, 10

Light Cinnamon

Despite its name, Light Cinnamon is actually noticeably darker than most traditional Cinnamon shades, although it still retains some of the warm red undertones that set that shade apart.

Light Cinnamon
Hex #68462D 
RGB 104, 70, 45
CMYK 0, 33, 57, 59

Light Cobalt Blue

Light Cobalt Blue is a medium shade of bold Sky Blue that still contains plenty of the depth and intensity that typically makes Cobalt Blue such a knockout.

Light Cobalt Blue
Hex #88ACE0 
RGB 136, 172, 224
CMYK 39, 23, 0, 12

Light Coral

Light Coral takes what was already a slightly lighter red variant and pushes the brightness even further for a cheerful, sunny shade of light orange-pink with red undertones.

Light Coral
Hex #F08080 
RGB 240, 128, 128
CMYK 0, 47, 47, 6

Light Cornflower Blue

Similarly, Cornflower Blue is already a relatively light blue shade, but Light Cornflower Blue lightens the shade even further to create this soft and delicate shade of pale blue.

Light Cornflower Blue
Hex #93CCEA 
RGB 147, 204, 234
CMYK 37, 13, 0, 8

Light Crimson

Light Crimson looks a lot more like a pink variant than it does a “true” Crimson, but the yellow and orange undertones keep this shade from sliding all the way into the pink family.

Light Crimson
Hex #F56991 
RGB 245, 105, 145
CMYK 0, 57, 41, 4

Light Cyan

Compared to its original color, Light Cyan is an extremely light shade—a very pale shade of light blue that could pass for white at first glance.

Light Cyan
Hex #E0FFFF 
RGB 224, 255, 255
CMYK 12, 0, 0, 0

Light Deep Pink

The name might sound like a bit of an oxymoron, but Light Deep Pink perfectly balances the intensity of a Deep Pink with enough brightness to earn its place on this list.

Light Deep Pink
Hex #FF5CCD 
RGB 255, 92, 205
CMYK 0, 64, 20, 0

Light French Beige

French Beige is a little bit darker and more complex than “true” Beige, but Light French Beige adds more of a yellow touch to create a brighter finished product.

Light French Beige
Hex #C8AD7F 
RGB 200, 173, 127
CMYK 0, 13, 37, 22

Light French Blue

Similarly, Light French Blue is significantly lighter than its traditional shade, but still retains the smoky coolness that originally distinguished the traditional French Blue.

Light French Blue
Hex #9CADB7 
RGB 156, 173, 183
CMYK 15, 5, 0, 28

Light Fuchsia Pink

Light Fuchsia Pink may be lighter than traditional Fuchsia, but it still has plenty of the violet-red undertones that gave that shade its intensity.

Light Fuchsia Pink
Hex #F984EF 
RGB 249, 132, 239
CMYK 0, 47, 4, 2

Light Gold

Light Gold actually looks more muted than its standard variant, as this shade has a slightly green undertone that gives it a more brassy or antique feel.

Light Gold
Hex #B29700 
RGB 178, 151, 0
CMYK 0, 15, 100, 30

Light Goldenrod Yellow

Light Goldenrod Yellow has all of the cheer and brightness of Goldenrod Yellow without some of the brilliant warmth that distinguishes that shade.

Light Goldenrod Yellow
Hex #FAFAD2 
RGB 250, 250, 210
CMYK 0, 0, 16, 2

Light Grass

Light Grass is another relatively dark shade for being on the “light” list—a measured shade of deep green with strong brown undertones.

Light Grass
Hex #776D00 
RGB 119, 109, 0
CMYK 0, 8, 100, 53

Light Gray

Light Gray, on the other hand, is an extremely pale gray shade with an almost blue tint running beneath the surface.

Light Gray
Hex #D3D3D3 
RGB 211, 211, 211
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 17

Light Green

Light Green is a standard “light” shade—a color that takes traditional green and, well, makes it just a little bit lighter!

Light Green
Hex #90EE90 
RGB 144, 238, 144
CMYK 39, 0, 39, 7

Light Hansa Yellow

Hansa Yellow—also known as Arylide Yellow—is a brilliant yellow with a slight greenish tint, and Light Hansa Yellow is a similarly bright and cheerful shade.

Light Hansa Yellow
Hex #DAD96D 
RGB 218, 217, 109
CMYK 0, 0, 50, 15

Light Hauser Green

Light Hauser Green is another shade of green with strong yellow undertones that’s extremely popular with digital and traditional artists alike.

Light Hauser Green
Hex #98B656 
RGB 152, 182, 86
CMYK 16, 0, 53, 29

Light Hot Pink

Light Hot Pink combines the warmth and vibrancy of “true” Hot Pink with the softer, more approachable lightness of a pastel pink or off-white shade with pink undertones.

Light Hot Pink
Hex #FFB3DE 
RGB 255, 179, 222
CMYK 0, 30, 13, 0

Light Indigo

Light Indigo is an extremely light shade—especially when compared to its original root—that looks more like an off-white shade with just the slightest hint of blue.

Light Indigo
Hex #E3E6F7 
RGB 227, 230, 247
CMYK 8, 7, 0, 3

Light Khaki

Light Khaki brightens up the traditionally yellow-brown shades of Khaki in order to create a color that definitely skews more towards the yellow side of that hyphen than it does towards the brown.

Light Khaki
Hex #F0E68C 
RGB 240, 230, 140
CMYK 0, 4, 42, 6

Light Mauve

“Mauve” is one of those color words that gets thrown around a lot, but Light Mauve is instantly recognizable as this soft shade of very pale purplish violet.

Light Mauve
Hex #DCD0FF 
RGB 220, 208, 255
CMYK 14, 18, 0, 0

Light Medium Orchid

Light Medium Orchid starts with a darker Orchid base before mellowing it out in order to create this warm shade of light reddish purple.

Light Medium Orchid
Hex #D39BCB 
RGB 211, 155, 203
CMYK 0, 27, 4, 17

Light Mint Green

Light Mint Green takes what was already a lighter version of traditional green and lightens it even further to create a soft, delicate shade of green with strong white undertones.

Light Mint Green
Hex #D5E9DE 
RGB 213, 233, 222
CMYK 9, 0, 5, 9

Light Mocha

Light Mocha is the color you might expect to see if you like your coffee with plenty of cream—a soft shade of pale brown that borders on off-white.

Light Mocha
Hex #F6E8CE 
RGB 246, 232, 206
CMYK 0, 6, 16, 4

Light Moss Green

Light Moss Green starts with a darker base than most green variants, so it should come as no surprise that even this “light” version has a strong green-yellow complexion with slight brown undertones.

Light Moss Green
Hex #ADDFAD 
RGB 173, 223, 173
CMYK 22, 0, 22, 13

Light Naphthol Red

Naphthol Red is a bright red shade typically seen on car paint jobs, and Light Naphthol Red brightens that shade to create what looks more like a dark Salmon variant.

Light Naphthol Red
Hex #FF2A5D 
RGB 255, 42, 93
CMYK 0, 84, 64, 0

Light Orange

Light Orange really blurs the line between orange and yellow, as the strong, sunshine-y undertones of this shade push it closer to what most would consider a dark shade of yellow.

Light Orange
Hex #FFCD0F 
RGB 255, 205, 15
CMYK 0, 20, 94, 0

Light Orchid

We already looked at Light Medium Orchid, but Light Orchid pushes the paleness even further to create this delicate shade of light pinkish-purple.

Light Orchid
Hex #E29CD2 
RGB 226, 156, 210
CMYK 0, 31, 7, 11

Light Parchment

Light Parchment takes the rich, historical tones of traditional Parchment and mutes them out to create a pale tan shade with some quiet yellow undertones.

Light Parchment
Hex #FBEDBE 
RGB 251, 237, 190
CMYK 0, 6, 24, 2

Light Pastel Purple

Light Pastel Purple takes Pastel Purple—an already relatively light shade—and increases the brightness in order to create a softly rounded blue-purple shade.

Light Pastel Purple
Hex #B19CD9 
RGB 177, 156, 217
CMYK 18, 28, 0, 15

Light Periwinkle

Similarly, Periwinkle wasn’t exactly a dark shade to begin with, but Light Periwinkle desaturates that shade to create a pale purple shade with strong gray undertones.

Light Periwinkle
Hex #C5CBE1 
RGB 197, 203, 225
CMYK 12, 10, 0, 12

Light Pink

Like Light Blue and Light Green, Light Pink delivers on the promise of its name and provides a pale shade of pink that’s still instantly recognizable as a pink variant.

Light Pink
Hex #FFB6C1 
RGB 255, 182, 193
CMYK 0, 29, 24, 0

Light Plum

Light Plum tamps down some of the more aggressive red notes of a traditional Plum shade in order to create a mild purple shade with strong blue-violet undertones.

Light Plum
Hex #CC99CC 
RGB 204, 153, 204
CMYK 0, 25, 0, 20

Light Puce

Puce was originally inspired by the color of dried fleas, but Light Puce ditches the unsavory origins in order to create a soft, sweet shade of bright, pale pink.

Light Puce
Hex #FFAFC8 
RGB 255, 175, 200
CMYK 0, 31, 22, 0

Light Purple

Light Purple is a little bit darker than you might expect, but it’s still a solid shade of bluish-violet purple that’s noticeably lighter than its original variant.

Light Purple
Hex #AB8BB0 
RGB 171, 139, 176
CMYK 3, 21, 0, 31

Light Red

Like Light Purple, Light Red is still a relatively dark color, with strong brown and orange undertones giving this particular shade a rusted, almost brick-like appearance.

Light Red
Hex #C65F58 
RGB 198, 95, 88
CMYK 0, 52, 56, 22

Light Salmon

By lightening the typically red-orange Salmon, Light Salmon gives the orange and yellow undertones a chance to shine through and color this shade’s overall appearance.

Light Salmon
Hex #FFA07A 
RGB 255, 160, 122
CMYK 0, 37, 52, 0

Light Salmon Pink

In contrast to the previous entry, Light Salmon Pink shares the same lighter tone while dialing up the red undertones in order to create more of a pinkish-red color than Light Salmon displays.

Light Salmon Pink
Hex #FF9999 
RGB 255, 153, 153
CMYK 0, 40, 40, 0

Light Sea Green

Light Sea Green is inspired by the color of the open ocean, with green and blue mixing evenly in order to create a sunny, endless shade of vibrant teal green.

Light Sea Green
Hex #20B2AA 
RGB 32, 178, 170
CMYK 82, 0, 4, 30

Light Silver

Light Silver really doesn’t scan as much of a “silver” at all—instead, this light shade of gray has more of an off-white or pale tan appearance.

Light Silver
Hex #D8D8D8 
RGB 216, 216, 216
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 15

Light Sky Blue

Light Sky Blue takes traditional Sky Blue and desaturates it slightly in order to create a gentle shade of light blue that still feels open and full of potential.

Light Sky Blue
Hex #87CEFA 
RGB 135, 206, 250
CMYK 46, 18, 0, 2

Light Slate Gray

Light Slate Gray takes what would otherwise be an extremely dark shade of gray-blue and tempers it with lighter undertones to create this cool, reserved blue-gray shade.

Light Slate Gray
Hex #778899 
RGB 119, 136, 153
CMYK 22, 11, 0, 40

Light Steel Blue

Light Steel Blue is another very light shade of blue with only the hint of a gray undertone to refer back to the metallic glint of its original appearance.

Light Steel Blue
Hex #B0C4DE 
RGB 176, 196, 222
CMYK 21, 12, 0, 13

Light Thulian Pink

Thulian Pink is a steady, hardworking shade of pink that’s popular among clothing designers. Light Thulian Pink brightens the shade for a slightly softer look.

Light Thulian Pink
Hex #E68FAC 
RGB 230, 143, 172
CMYK 0, 38, 25, 10

Light Timberwolf

Timberwolf is usually a medium-dark shade of grayish brown, but Light Timberwolf does away with most of the darkness to create a soft shade of off-white or light tan.

Light Timberwolf
Hex #ECE8E2 
RGB 236, 232, 226
CMYK 0, 2, 4, 7

Light Wisteria

Wisteria is already a pale purple color, so it should come as no surprise that Light Wisteria is even more of a pale or sweetly romantic light purple shade.

Light Wisteria
Hex #C9A0DC 
RGB 201, 160, 220
CMYK 9, 27, 0, 14

Light Yellow

Finally, Light Yellow is an extremely pale shade of yellow that could almost pass for an off-white or cream color instead of what it is—a light yellow that’s been heavily desaturated. 

Light Yellow
Hex #FFFFE0 
RGB 255, 255, 224
CMYK 0, 0, 12, 0

Lightning

Lightning is an extremely bright and energetic shade of yellow that borders on a neon shade, with all of the heat and electricity that the name would imply.

Lightning
Hex #F0FF00 
RGB 240, 255, 0
CMYK 6, 0, 100, 0

Lightning Yellow

Lightning Yellow starts with a Lightning base that’s been tempered with more of a traditional yellow, resulting in a warm shade of yellow with a noticeably golden tint throughout.

Lightning Yellow
Hex #FCC01E 
RGB 252, 192, 30
CMYK 0, 24, 88, 1

Lights Out

Lights Out is a sufficiently dramatic shade of dark black, although it does still retain some blue and red undertones for a little bit of added depth and intensity.

Lights Out
Hex #08070C 
RGB 8, 7, 12
CMYK 33, 42, 0, 95

Lilac

Lilac is native to the Balkan Peninsula, but this soft purple flower has quickly been naturalized throughout the world, and the color Lilac reflects some of this determined versatility.

Lilac
Hex #C8A2C8 
RGB 200, 162, 200
CMYK 0, 19, 0, 22

Lilac Bush

Lilac Bush pushes the values of traditional Lilac a little bit further in order to create a deep Lavender shade with some strong red or blue-violet undertones.

Lilac Bush
Hex #9874D3 
RGB 152, 116, 211
CMYK 28, 45, 0, 17

Lilac Luster

Lilac Luster combines the soft purple hues of Lilac with the more reserved gray-brown notes of a Luster shade in order to create a muted, stately grayish-purple.

Lilac Luster
Hex #AE98AA 
RGB 174, 152, 170
CMYK 0, 13, 2, 32

Lily

The name “lily” actually applies to a large group of flowering plants, but as a color, Lily refers to this soft pink-purple shade of very light violet.

Lily
Hex #C8AABF 
RGB 200, 170, 191
CMYK 0, 15, 4, 22

Lily White

Lily White, on the other hand, is much closer to what most of us picture when we think of lilies—a soft, delicate shade of white with only the slightest hint of yellow or pink.

Lily White
Hex #E7F8FF 
RGB 231, 248, 255
CMYK 9, 3, 0, 0

Lima

Lima, named after the oft-maligned Lima bean, is a relatively cheerful shade of green with strong yellow and white undertones for a little bit of extra brightness.

Lima
Hex #76BD17 
RGB 118, 189, 23
CMYK 38, 0, 88, 26

Lime

Lime may be quite a bit brighter than you would expect, but that’s because this bright pale green is inspired by the inside of a lime, rather than its dark green rind.

Lime
Hex #BFFF00 
RGB 191, 255, 0
CMYK 25, 0, 100, 0

Lime Green

In contrast, Lime Green is much closer to what most of us probably picture when we think of limes, although it’s still a little bit brighter than a real lime would be.

Lime Green
Hex #32CD32 
RGB 50, 205, 50
CMYK 76, 0, 76, 20

Limeade

Like Lemonade, Limeade is a surprisingly dark shade with an extremely strong green base note that’s only slightly tempered by hints of yellow.

Limeade
Hex #6F9D02 
RGB 111, 157, 2
CMYK 29, 0, 99, 38

Limed Ash

Limed Ash takes the cool gray notes of a typical Ash shade and combines them with Lime for this muted shade of dark green-gray.

Limed Ash
Hex #747D63 
RGB 116, 125, 99
CMYK 7, 0, 21, 51

Limed Oak

Similarly, Limed Oak combines the warm yellow-brown appearance of Oak and the cooler green notes of Lime in order to create a warm green-brown shade.

Limed Oak
Hex #AC8A56 
RGB 172, 138, 86
CMYK 0, 20, 50, 33

Limed Spruce

Finally, Limed Spruce leans into the green-blue notes of a traditional Spruce variant and brightens them slightly as a nod to Lime’s bright, citrus-y base colors.

Limed Spruce
Hex #394851 
RGB 57, 72, 81
CMYK 30, 11, 0, 68

Limerick

Continuing the green trend, Limerick is a bright and whimsical shade of green with strong yellow undertones, inspired by the Irish origins of the poetical structure that shares its name.

Limerick
Hex #9DC209 
RGB 157, 194, 9
CMYK 19, 0, 95, 24

Lincoln Green

Lincoln Green is named after the town in England where this dye was first created, and the bold, rich green that that dye provided is reproduced in this digital shade.

Lincoln Green
Hex #195905 
RGB 25, 89, 5
CMYK 72, 0, 94, 65

Linen

As is the case with most of the other fabric names on this list, linen fabric can come in a wide range of colors, but Linen refers to this specific shade of soft white with a slight pink tint.

Linen
Hex #FAF0E6 
RGB 250, 240, 230
CMYK 0, 4, 8, 2

Link Water

Link Water is an extremely pale shade of blue with an even lighter gray undertone running throughout. 

Link Water
Hex #D9E4F5 
RGB 217, 228, 245
CMYK 11, 7, 0, 4

Lion

Lion is a bold, brash shade of tawny brown with plenty of golden orange and even slight red undertones, inspired by the typical dun-colored coat of the famous “king of the jungle”.

Lion
Hex #C19A6B 
RGB 193, 154, 107
CMYK 0, 20, 45, 24

Lipstick

Anyone can tell you that lipstick comes in many shades, but this bold shade of dark purple-red is as good a starting place as any when it comes to cosmetics!

Lipstick
Hex #AB0563 
RGB 171, 5, 99
CMYK 0, 97, 42, 33

Lisbon Brown

Lisbon Brown is an extremely dark brown shade that borders on black and is named after the city of Lisbon in England. 

Lisbon Brown
Hex #423921 
RGB 66, 57, 33
CMYK 0, 14, 50, 74

Liseran Purple

Liseran Purple is a deep purplish pink shade that actually serves as a variation on a traditional Rose shade and dates all the way back to 1912!

Liseran Purple
Hex #DE6FA1 
RGB 222, 111, 161
CMYK 0, 50, 27, 13

Little Boy Blue

Inspired by the children’s nursery rhyme of the same name, Little Boy Blue is a soft, sweet shade of medium-dark blue with some slight violet undertones.

Little Boy Blue
Hex #6CA0DC 
RGB 108, 160, 220
CMYK 51, 27, 0, 14

Liver

As a color, the word “liver” refers not to the organ, but instead to this very specific red-brown shade that can typically be seen in hunting or other “working” dog breeds.

Liver
Hex #B86D29 
RGB 184, 109, 41
CMYK 0, 41, 78, 28

Liver Chestnut

Liver Chestnut takes that canine Liver color and combines it with the paler yellow-brown of Chestnut in order to create a warm brown with strong yellow-orange undertones.

Liver Chestnut
Hex #987456 
RGB 152, 116, 86
CMYK 0, 24, 43, 40

Livid

Despite the name, Livid is actually a very soothing color—a cool shade of medium-dark blue with some slight blue-violet and gentle gray undertones throughout.

Livid
Hex #6699CC 
RGB 102, 153, 204
CMYK 50, 25, 0, 20

Livid Brown

Livid Brown, on the other hand, is about as angry as you’d expect—an intense shade of very dark brown with some strong red and yellow undertones beneath the surface.

Livid Brown
Hex #4D282E 
RGB 77, 40, 46
CMYK 0, 48, 40, 70

Loafer

Loafer is a lot lighter than most loafer shoes typically appear—a soft, pale, off-white shade with some golden or cream-colored undertones for added depth.

Loafer
Hex #EEF4DE 
RGB 238, 244, 222
CMYK 2, 0, 9, 4

Loblolly

The loblolly pine tree has bark with a distinctive gray tint to an otherwise brown appearance, and it is that gray note that gives the color Loblolly its name.

Loblolly
Hex #BDC9CE 
RGB 189, 201, 206
CMYK 8, 2, 0, 19

Lobster

Lobster is a clear, bright, and very intense shade of red with some bold orange-yellow undertones, inspired by the color that a lobster’s shell takes on when boiled.

Lobster
Hex #CF4815 
RGB 207, 72, 21
CMYK 0, 65, 90, 19

Lochinvar

Lochinvar is a deep, rich shade of green with some mossy brown undertones that draws its inspiration from the Scottish lake or “loch” of the same name.

Lochinvar
Hex #2C8C84 
RGB 44, 140, 132
CMYK 69, 0, 6, 45

Lochmara

Lochmara, on the other hand, refers not to a Scottish loch, but to a bay in New Zealand with clear, deep blue waters that serve as the inspiration behind this shade.

Lochmara
Hex #007EC7 
RGB 0, 126, 199
CMYK 100, 37, 0, 22

Locust

A locust is technically just a specific type of grasshopper in a swarming stage, but the color Locust draws its inspiration from the physical color change that accompanies the shift from grasshopper to locust.

Locust
Hex #A8AF8E 
RGB 168, 175, 142
CMYK 4, 0, 19, 31

Loeen

Loeen is a very bright Cyan variation—a bold, almost aggressive shade of bright blue with the slightest hint of purple to round it out.

Loeen
Hex #15F2FD 
RGB 21, 242, 253
CMYK 92, 4, 0, 1

Log Cabin

Log Cabin is a dark, sturdy shade of brown with strong red and gray undertones that only increase this shade’s sense of hardworking reliability.

Log Cabin
Hex #242A1D 
RGB 36, 42, 29
CMYK 14, 0, 31, 84

Logan

Logan may be a tough, no-nonsense name, but the color Logan is a soft, almost romantic shade of pale purple with strong blue-violet undertones to add a bit of depth.

Logan
Hex #AAA9CD 
RGB 170, 169, 205
CMYK 17, 18, 0, 20

Loganberry

The loganberry is a hybrid between a raspberry and a blackberry, so it should come as no surprise that this color reflects that genetic inheritance with a deep purple-red overall hue.

Loganberry
Hex #794049 
RGB 121, 64, 73
CMYK 0, 47, 40, 53

Loganberry Brown

Loganberry Brown is roughly the color of dried loganberry juice—in other words, a deep brown that still retains notes of red and purple.

Loganberry Brown
Hex #8D3B2D 
RGB 141, 59, 45
CMYK 0, 58, 68, 45

Logido

Logido is another light blue variant that technically serves as a variation on Light Sky Blue. The end result is a soft, pale blue shade with a touch of violet.

Logido
Hex #ADD4FF 
RGB 173, 212, 255
CMYK 32, 17, 0, 0

Lol

Despite the name, this color is no laughing matter! Instead, Lol is a dark black shade with plenty of blue and yellow running beneath the surface to push the intensity further.

Lol
Hex #39403D 
RGB 57, 64, 61
CMYK 11, 0, 5, 75

Lola

Lola is an extremely pale shade of pink with the slightest hint of a violet undertone to keep it from scanning entirely as a light pink shade.

Lola
Hex #DFCFDB 
RGB 223, 207, 219
CMYK 0, 7, 2, 13

London Hue

London Hue is a soft, smoggy, and otherwise antique shade of purple with strong hints of gray and brown—a perfect fit for a color named after foggy London town!

London Hue
Hex #BEA6C3 
RGB 190, 166, 195
CMYK 3, 15, 0, 24

Lonestar

Lonestar is a dark, serious shade with hints of magenta and yellow running beneath the surface for a more rounded look.

Lonestar
Hex #6D0101 
RGB 109, 1, 1
CMYK 0, 99, 99, 57

Lotion

Obviously, you can buy hand or body lotion in a wide range of colors, but this soft, cream-colored off-white shade is probably closest to what most people picture when they hear the word.

Lotion
Hex #FEFDFA 
RGB 254, 253, 250
CMYK 0, 0, 2, 0

Lotus

Lotus is a much darker color than the name might imply—a deep, rich red with hints of yellow and orange.

Lotus
Hex #863C3C 
RGB 134, 60, 60
CMYK 0, 55, 55, 47

Louisville

Named after the city in Kentucky, USA, Louisville is a brash, energetic shade of orange with bright red undertones and just the slightest hint of yellow running throughout.

Louisville
Hex #ED1C2E 
RGB 237, 28, 46
CMYK 0, 88, 81, 7

Loulou

Loulou is a dark, mysterious shade of gray with strong yellow and magenta undertones that combine to create a slight brown tint to the overall appearance of this shade.

Loulou
Hex #460B41 
RGB 70, 11, 65
CMYK 0, 84, 7, 73

Lucky

Lucky is a bright shade of green with very strong brown and yellow undertones that give this shade a brassy, confident appearance in addition to its “lucky” green base notes.

Lucky
Hex #AF9F1C 
RGB 175, 159, 28
CMYK 0, 9, 84, 31

Lucky Point

Lucky Point steers clear of the typical “luck = green” connotations in order to provide a deep, rich shade of dark blue with strong gray and black undertones.

Lucky Point
Hex #1A1A68 
RGB 26, 26, 104
CMYK 75, 75, 0, 59

Lumber

Lumber may be quite a bit lighter than you would expect, given the name, but this light brown or tan shade draws its inspiration from the relatively paler appearance of processed lumber.

Lumber
Hex #FFE4CD 
RGB 255, 228, 205
CMYK 0, 11, 20, 0

Luminous Green

The first of a handful of “luminous” colors, Luminous Green is a warm green shade with plenty of yellow and white undertones for a light, glowing appearance.

Luminous Green
Hex #639E42 
RGB 99, 158, 66
CMYK 37, 0, 58, 38

Luminous Opera

Luminous Opera continues the trend by taking a traditional Opera Red and adding a little more yellow and plenty of light undertones for some added brightness.

Luminous Opera
Hex #C8315A 
RGB 200, 49, 90
CMYK 0, 76, 55, 22

Luminous Orange

Luminous Orange, on the other hand, skews just a bit darker than traditional orange, but the end result is a more richly dramatic shade of orange.

Luminous Orange
Hex #C54427 
RGB 197, 68, 39
CMYK 0, 65, 80, 23

Luminous Red

Similarly, Luminous Red pushes the saturation a little bit further to create a deep, luxurious red shade that still has plenty of light and brightness.

Luminous Red
Hex #C6372F 
RGB 198, 55, 47
CMYK 0, 72, 76, 22

Luminous Rose

As compared to traditional Rose, Luminous Rose is significantly darker than its traditional counterpart—a bold, deep purple shade with strong red and pink undertones that help to drive up the intensity.

Luminous Rose
Hex #A52659 
RGB 165, 38, 89
CMYK 0, 77, 46, 35

Luminous Violet

Similarly, Luminous Violet is more of a deep purple with gray undertones than it is a traditional Violet shade, but the end result is a strikingly intense red-purple shade.

Luminous Violet
Hex #7E2167 
RGB 126, 33, 103
CMYK 0, 74, 18, 51

Luminous Yellow

Finally, Luminous Yellow scans as more of an orange shade, with a bold golden undertone and strong red notes running beneath the surface of what would otherwise be a standard pale yellow shade.

Luminous Yellow
Hex #E09C2F 
RGB 224, 156, 47
CMYK 0, 30, 79, 12

Lunar Green

Lunar Green takes a traditional green base and treats it with a strong gray undertone as a nod to this color’s extraterrestrial origins, and the end result is a deep shade of dark green.

Lunar Green
Hex #3C493A 
RGB 60, 73, 58
CMYK 18, 0, 21, 71

Lust

Lust is a bright, passionate shade of dark pink with some brighter red and yellow undertones.

Lust
Hex #E62020 
RGB 230, 32, 32
CMYK 0, 86, 86, 10

Luxor Gold

Named after the sprawling city in southern Egypt, Luxor Gold captures all of the history and excitement of the city itself with this antique, energetic shade of bright green-gold.

Luxor Gold
Hex #A7882C 
RGB 167, 136, 44
CMYK 0, 19, 74, 35

Lynch

Lynch is a cool, professional shade of gray with strong blue undertones running beneath the surface that stops the color from feeling too cold or clinical. 

Lynch
Hex #697E9A 
RGB 105, 126, 154
CMYK 32, 18, 0, 40