The list of colors beginning with the letter P is one of the longer lists we’ve put together so far. In order to save time and space, we’ve removed a lot of duplicate shades and cut down some of the shades that look a little similar.
Even after shortening the list considerably, there are still nearly two hundred colors that begin with the letter P. Read on to find the perfect pale, pastel, or purple shade for your next graphic design or traditional design project!
List of Colors That Start With P
Here’s a list of colors that start with the letter P, including names, Hex, RGB, and CMYK codes:
Paarl is a strong shade of warm brown with strong red and orange undertones that help pack a little bit of extra heat.
RGB 166, 85, 41
CMYK 0, 49, 75, 35
Pablo is a much cooler shade—a deep shade of brownish gray with some subtle undertones of green and grayish blue running throughout.
RGB 119, 111, 97
CMYK 0, 7, 18, 53
Inspired by the calm, placid waters of the Pacific Ocean, Pacific Blue is a steady and soothing shade of medium dark sky blue.
RGB 0, 157, 196
CMYK 100, 20, 0, 23
Pacifika is technically a shade of green, but the strong yellow and subtle red undertones give the overall shade a brassy, green-brown appearance.
RGB 119, 129, 32
CMYK 8, 0, 75, 49
Named after the iconic video game character of the same name, Pacman is a bright, sunny shade of yellow with strong golden-red undertones.
RGB 255, 204, 0
CMYK 0, 20, 100, 0
Paco is a very deep shade of brown that borders on black, with steely gray undertones that push the drama and intensity even further.
RGB 65, 31, 16
CMYK 0, 52, 75, 75
Named after and inspired by the famous Italian city, Padua is a soft shade of pale green with gentle white undertones and a minty overall finish.
RGB 173, 230, 196
CMYK 25, 0, 15, 10
Painted Park is another pale green shade—a gently rounded shade of green inspired by the delicate shades of a summer afternoon in the park.
RGB 144, 192, 144
CMYK 25, 0, 25, 25
Pakistan Green is the bold, dark green shade that can be found proudly displayed on Pakistan’s national flag.
RGB 0, 102, 0
CMYK 100, 0, 100, 60
Palatine Blue is a royal blue shade often worn by palatines, the guards and officials attached to late Roman and early medieval courts throughout Europe.
RGB 39, 59, 226
CMYK 83, 74, 0, 11
Similarly, Palatine Purple is a stately shade of dark purple that conveys some of the respect and importance that the name implies.
RGB 104, 40, 96
CMYK 0, 62, 8, 59
The first of several “pale” shades, Pale Aqua is an extremely light blue shade with cool, pale gray notes running throughout.
RGB 188, 212, 230
CMYK 18, 8, 0, 10
Pale Blue is a little bit more vibrant than the previous entry, with strong cyan notes that help to balance the shade’s overall lightness.
RGB 175, 238, 238
CMYK 26, 0, 0, 7
Pale Canary is a lighter take on a “true” Canary shade—a soft shade of warm yellow with bright white highlights underneath.
RGB 255, 255, 153
CMYK 0, 0, 40, 0
Gold is usually an intensely vibrant color, but Pale Gold mutes some of that characteristic brightness for a cheerful, sunny shade of orange-yellow.
RGB 230, 190, 138
CMYK 0, 17, 40, 10
Pale Green is a straightforward shade of green with enough of a white undertone to keep it from registering as a “true” or traditional green.
RGB 152, 251, 152
CMYK 39, 0, 39, 2
Pale Leaf is actually more of a gray shade than a green shade, although the extremely light green highlights keep it from looking too grim.
RGB 192, 211, 185
CMYK 9, 0, 12, 17
Pale Magenta scans as more of a light pink, although the shade still retains some of the purple-violet intensity that sets “true” Magenta apart.
RGB 249, 132, 229
CMYK 0, 47, 8, 2
Pale Oyster is a soft brown shade with cooler green and gray undertones that give more of a maritime feeling.
RGB 152, 141, 119
CMYK 0, 7, 22, 40
Pale Prime is a warm and gentle shade of yellow with strong white undertones that push the paleness a little bit further.
RGB 253, 254, 184
CMYK 0, 0, 28, 0
Not to be confused with Pale Pink, Pale Red is a slightly lighter version of a classic color—a light red that still has lots of heat and intensity.
RGB 236, 90, 90
CMYK 0, 62, 62, 7
Pale Rose, on the other hand, is an extremely pale shade of pink with only the slightest hint of red.
RGB 255, 255, 242
CMYK 0, 12, 5, 0
Pale Silver ditches the metallic notes of a “true” Silver in order to create this light, warm shade of reddish gray.
RGB 201, 192, 187
CMYK 0, 4, 7, 21
Despite the name, Pale Sky is actually quite a dark color—a deep gray with subtle blue-gray undertones running beneath the surface.
RGB 110, 119, 131
CMYK 16, 9, 0, 49
Pale Slate is a relatively warm shade of gray with strong red and brown undertones that give it a little bit of added color.
RGB 195, 191, 193
CMYK 0, 2, 1, 24
Pale Spring Bud
Pale Spring Bud draws its inspiration from the first unfurling flowers of spring to create a warm yellow shade with strong white highlights.
Pale Spring Bud
RGB 236, 235, 189
CMYK 0, 0, 20, 7
Like Pale Sky, Pale Taupe is still a relatively dark color, but this warm yellow-brown shade noticeably pales in comparison to its “true” Taupe variation.
RGB 188, 152, 126
CMYK 0, 19, 33, 26
Pale Violet is essentially a warm lavender shade—a blend of blue, purple and red that still stays light enough to earn the “pale” descriptor.
RGB 204, 153, 255
CMYK 20, 40, 0, 0
Pale Yellow is a weathered, antique-looking shade of yellow with plenty of aged gray and white undertones for a more authentic feel.
RGB 230, 214, 155
CMYK 0, 7, 33, 10
Inspired by the lustrous silver-white metal of the same name, Palladium is a deep green-gray shade that retains the metallic luster of its namesake.
RGB 121, 132, 106
CMYK 8, 0, 20, 48
Palm Green is a very dark green shade that borders on black and draws its inspiration from the deep green fronds of a palm tree.
RGB 9, 35, 15
CMYK 74, 0, 57, 86
Palm Leaf is similarly inspired by the leaves of the palm tree, but this shade goes a little more cartoonish for a bright, cheerful green color.
RGB 111, 153, 64
CMYK 27, 0, 58, 40
Named after the fertile South American lowlands that span multiple countries, Pampas is a warm, rich shade of off-white, full of life and potential.
RGB 244, 242, 238
CMYK 0, 1, 2, 4
Panache is an off-white shade with a subtle yellow-green undertone for a dash of stylistic flair!
RGB 234, 246, 238
CMYK 5, 0, 3, 4
Pancho is a warm yellow-orange with strong red and pink highlights that soften the overall tone and give it a rounder appearance.
RGB 237, 205, 171
CMYK 0, 14, 28, 7
Pansy Lavender is inspired by two different flowers, combining the two to create this dark Lavender shade with just a hint of deeper red.
RGB 126, 100, 139
CMYK 9, 28, 0, 45
Pansy Purple, on the other hand, has a much darker red tint, clearly drawing inspiration from the reddish-purple appearance of the common pansy flower.
RGB 120, 24, 74
CMYK 0, 80, 38, 53
Paolo Veronese Green
Paolo Veronese was a Renaissance painter renowned for the rich, vibrant colors of his pieces, and Paolo Veronese pays homage to that inspiration with a bold, jewel-toned shade of green.
Paolo Veronese Green
RGB 0, 155, 125
CMYK 100, 0, 19, 39
Papaya is a sweet, cheerful shade of orange with just enough sweetness to do its tropical namesake proud!
RGB 247, 161, 0
CMYK 0, 35, 100, 3
Paper is a cool, calm, and collected shade of white with just a hint of aged yellow for a stately, no-nonsense overall appearance.
RGB 254, 248, 236
CMYK 0, 2, 7, 0
Paprika is a vivid shade of red with dark brown undertones that draws its inspiration from the famous Eastern European spice of the same name.
RGB 141, 2, 38
CMYK 0, 99, 73, 45
Paradise is a warm, inviting shade of sky blue, clearly inspired by the crystalline waters around the stereotypical tropical island.
RGB 0, 157, 226
CMYK 100, 31, 0, 11
Paradise Pink, on the other hand, is a vibrant reddish-orange shade of pink inspired by the colors of a Bird of Paradise!
RGB 230, 62, 98
CMYK 0, 73, 57, 10
Paradiso is a deep shade of dark green with strong blue undertones that lends a bit of South-of-the-Border mystique to a standard Paradise blue shade.
RGB 49, 125, 130
CMYK 62, 4, 0, 49
Much like Paper, Parchment is a soft off-white shade with hints of yellow and pale brown to lend a sense of weight and history.
RGB 241, 233, 210
CMYK 0, 3, 13, 5
Paris Blue is a deep, intense shade of dark blue with strong violet undertones that combine to create a rich, luxurious blue color.
RGB 25, 33, 105
CMYK 76, 69, 0, 59
Paris Daisy packs some of that same intensity, albeit in a much lighter variation—a brisk, charismatic shade of bright yellow with orange undertones.
RGB 255, 244, 110
CMYK 0, 4, 57, 0
Paris Green is a combination of the previous two shades—a warm shade of green with strong yellow highlights and a deep blue base.
RGB 80, 200, 120
CMYK 60, 0, 40, 22
Finally, Paris White is a cool, soothing shade of off-white with strong green, blue, and gray undertones.
RGB 202, 220, 212
CMYK 8, 0, 4, 14
Parrot feathers are typically a dazzling display of colors, but the color Parrot refers to this specific shade of bright, loud red.
RGB 233, 27, 39
CMYK 0, 88, 83, 9
Inspired by the aromatic herb of the same name, Parsely is a deep shade of dark green with subtle brown undertones.
RGB 19, 79, 25
CMYK 76, 0, 68, 69
Passion Fruit Juice
Passion Fruit Juice is a medium dark shade of yellow-brown with slight red and blue undertones for added sweetness.
Passion Fruit Juice
RGB 131, 133, 24
CMYK 2, 0, 82, 48
Starting off a flight of “pastel” shades, Pastel Blue is a cool shade of very light blue with strong gray and white undertones running beneath the surface.
RGB 174, 198, 207
CMYK 16, 4, 0, 19
Most pastel shades are traditional shades that have been “whited out” with slightly higher white-gray values, and Pastel Brown is no exception—a medium light brown shade with strong white undertones.
RGB 131, 105, 83
CMYK 0, 20, 37, 49
Pastel Gray is lighter than traditional gray, but it also has slightly more of a brown or yellow undertone.
RGB 207, 207, 196
CMYK 0, 0, 5, 19
Pastel Green is a very light shade of Spring Green with strong yellow and white undertones for added brightness and cheerfulness.
RGB 119, 221, 119
CMYK 46, 0, 46, 13
Pastel Magenta is much paler than traditional Magenta, with the white undertones almost completely overpowering the red-violet shades of a “true” Magenta shade.
RGB 244, 154, 194
CMYK 0, 37, 20, 4
Similarly, Pastel Orange is much softer and brighter than a traditional Orange, which means that the yellow notes have more of a chance to shine.
RGB 255, 179, 71
CMYK 0, 30, 72, 0
Pastel Pink is an incredibly soft and sweet shade of pink, with only a hint of red to give a blush of color to its overall appearance.
RGB 255, 209, 220
CMYK 0, 18, 14, 0
Pastel Purple is much closer in shade to a Lavender variation, with notes of blue and violet rounding out the purple shade.
RGB 179, 158, 181
CMYK 1, 13, 0, 29
As compared to Pastel Pink, Pastel Red is a much more vivid color, with strong orange and yellow undertones bringing the heat.
RGB 255, 105, 97
CMYK 0, 59, 62, 0
Pastel Violet is very similar in shade to Pastel Purple, but this variant is a little bit softer and paler than its predecessor.
RGB 203, 153, 201
CMYK 0, 25, 1, 20
Finally, Pastel Yellow is a cheerful shade of light yellow with bright white highlights that looks sunny and full of springtime!
RGB 253, 253, 150
CMYK 0, 0, 41, 1
Named for the green-blue crust that forms on bronze over time, Patina is a mild shade of deep blue with strong yellow-green undertones.
RGB 99, 154, 143
CMYK 36, 0, 7, 40
Patriarch is a bold, dramatic shade of purple inspired by the colors worn in the Roman imperial senate by the patriarchs or heads of houses.
RGB 128, 0, 128
CMYK 0, 100, 0, 50
Patrick is a happy, carefree shade of orange with strong red and pink undertones that lend a bit of sweetness to the overall hue.
RGB 248, 136, 112
CMYK 0, 45, 55, 3
Paua is the Maori name for a species of large sea snails, and this deep shade of dark blue echoes the ocean voyages of those creatures.
RGB 38, 3, 104
CMYK 63, 97, 0, 59
Pavlova is a soft shade of brown with strong yellow and white undertones that mute or temper the shade even further.
RGB 215, 196, 152
CMYK 0, 9, 29, 16
Named after the famous watercolor painter who invented this shade, Payne or Payne’s Gray is a dark shade of deep grayish blue.
RGB 64, 64, 79
CMYK 19, 19, 0, 69
Pea looks exactly the way you’d expect it to—a bright shade of sunny yellow-green, clearly inspired by the small round seed of the same name.
RGB 153, 189, 75
CMYK 19, 0, 60, 26
The second food-themed color in a row, Peach is a soft and sweet shade of fuzzy pink with strong yellow-orange undertones.
RGB 255, 203, 164
CMYK 0, 20, 36, 0
Peacock is a dazzling shade of brilliant blue, inspired by the blue “eyes” on a male peacock’s plumage display.
RGB 35, 179, 231
CMYK 85, 23, 0, 9
Peanut is a dark brown shade that draws its inspiration both from the roasted nut and its shell as well as the dark soil in which it grows.
RGB 120, 47, 22
CMYK 0, 61, 82, 53
Pear is a mild green shade with strong yellow undertones, inspired by the thin, snappy skin that covers a pear’s softer, paler flesh.
RGB 209, 226, 49
CMYK 8, 0, 78, 11
The first of a handful of pearl-themed colors, Pearl is a soft, glossy shade of white with strong pink and tan undertones.
RGB 234, 244, 200
CMYK 0, 4, 15, 8
Pearl Aqua keeps that same glossy finish, but applies it to a bright aqua shade for a softer, smoother finished hue.
RGB 136, 216, 192
CMYK 37, 0, 11, 15
Pearl Blue is a much deeper shade of blue with gray-black undertones, but it still retains that characteristically “pearlescent” overlay.
RGB 90, 111, 156
CMYK 42, 29, 0, 39
Pearl Bush is a slightly paler version of “true” Pearl—a warm shade of pinkish tan with hints of yellow and white swirling together beneath the surface.
RGB 232, 224, 213
CMYK 0, 3, 8, 9
Pearl Gold is a rich, lustrous color that draws inspiration from two different precious materials in order to create this glossy shade of warm yellow-gold.
RGB 217, 191, 98
CMYK 0, 12, 55, 15
The strong white highlights found in most Pearl variations lighten this shade of green until it’s almost a pastel shade.
RGB 123, 198, 33
CMYK 38, 0, 83, 22
Pearl Lusta is another shade that clearly draws primarily from a “true” or “basic” Pearl, although this variation has slightly higher yellow and red values.
RGB 252, 244, 220
CMYK 0, 3, 13, 1
Pearl Pink is a deep pink shade with strong bluish-purple undertones for a more mellow or somber appearance.
RGB 189, 162, 181
CMYK 0, 14, 4, 26
Pearl Red takes the previous entry and pushes it one step further for a dark shade of red-brown with strong gray and white undertones.
RGB 159, 140, 144
CMYK 0, 12, 9, 38
Like Pearl Gold, Pearl Silver is a rich color with slight metallic highlights thanks to the white and gray undertones running throughout.
RGB 169, 170, 165
CMYK 1, 0, 3, 33
Pearl Sparkle, Pearl White, and Pearl Yellow are very similar in shade, but each one has some unique distinguishing characteristic—in this case, Pearl Sparkle has a hint of pink for added glitz.
RGB 251, 250, 245
CMYK 0, 0, 2, 2
Pearl White is a cool, crisp white shade with no other colors to tint the overall hue.
RGB 247, 247, 247
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 3
Finally, Pearl Yellow takes a traditional Pearl base and adds a dash of yellow and gray for added warmth and vibrancy.
RGB 238, 235, 235
CMYK 0, 1, 1, 7
Peat is a deep shade of mossy brown with yellow and gray undertones, inspired by the color of the peat bogs found throughout Northern Europe.
RGB 113, 107, 86
CMYK 0, 5, 24, 56
Pebble Blue is a soft blue shade with enough gray highlights running throughout to give this shade an appropriately “stony” appearance.
RGB 77, 124, 204
CMYK 62, 39, 0, 20
Pelorous is a mild shade of bluish green with subtle hints of yellow lurking just beneath the surface for an added dash of brightness.
RGB 62, 171, 191
CMYK 68, 10, 0, 25
Pencil Lead is a very dark gray shade with an equal distribution of colors running throughout for a balanced and stately take on the lead (actually a form of graphite) found in most of our work spaces.
RGB 40, 40, 40
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 84
Peony is a bright, energetic shade of pink inspired by one of the most popular colors found in the peony family.
RGB 231, 65, 115
CMYK 0, 72, 50, 9
Peppercorn is a deep black shade with red undertones for a hint of spice.
RGB 41, 31, 33
CMYK 0, 24, 20, 84
Peppermint is a cool shade of green with enough of a gray-blue undertone to capture that “cool”, peppermint-y feeling.
RGB 55, 149, 3
CMYK 63, 0, 98, 42
Pepperoni is a vivid shade of red that draws its inspiration from the salty sausage slices that can be found on pizzas around the world.
RGB 211, 59, 36
CMYK 0, 72, 83, 17
Named after a small town in the Abruzzo region of Italy, Perano is a sweet shade of soft pastel purple.
RGB 169, 190, 242
CMYK 30, 21, 0, 5
Perfume is a similarly soft and sweet shade, a floral shade of pastel purple with hints of lavender and violet running throughout.
RGB 208, 190, 248
CMYK 16, 23, 0, 3
Named after the semi-precious stone also known as chrysolite, Peridot is a glossy shade of greenish yellow with strong white and gold highlights.
RGB 230, 226, 0
CMYK 0, 2, 100, 10
Periglacial Blue isn’t so much a shade of blue as it is an off-white or gray shade with some cool blue and green undertones throughout.
RGB 172, 182, 178
CMYK 5, 0, 2, 29
Periwinkle is a soft and extremely pale shade of purple that draws its inspiration from the blossoms of the flowering bush that shares its name.
RGB 204, 204, 255
CMYK 20, 20, 0, 0
Permanent Brown Madder
While the flowers of the madder plant are often bright yellow in hue, the dye that the flowers produce is typically this deep shade of brownish red.
Permanent Brown Madder
RGB 172, 42, 44
CMYK 0, 76, 74, 33
Inspired by the vivid blue of lapis lazuli, Persian Blue is a bold, dramatic shade of blue that dates back to before the middle ages.
RGB 28, 57, 187
CMYK 85, 70, 0, 27
Persimmon is a bold, crisp shade of orange with strong red undertones, inspired by the sweet, unusual fruit of the same name.
RGB 236, 88, 0
CMYK 0, 63, 100, 7
Personal is a deeply dramatic and intense shade of dark black with some subtle green and blue undertones.
RGB 46, 53, 56
CMYK 18, 5, 0, 78
Peru is a soft shade of brown with sunny orange undertones, inspired by the warm soils and sunshine of the country that shares its name.
RGB 205, 133, 63
CMYK 0, 35, 69, 20
Similarly, Peru Tan starts with a Peru base before darkening the color for a richer color with deeper red undertones.
RGB 127, 58, 2
CMYK 0, 54, 98, 50
Perfect for pizzas and pasta alike, Pesto is a warm green shade with red and brown undertones that add just a bit of spice.
RGB 124, 118, 49
CMYK 0, 5, 60, 51
Petal Pink is a soft, gentle shade of pink with a slight lavender undertone that hearkens back to any number of flower petals.
RGB 229, 173, 200
CMYK 0, 24, 13, 10
Petite Orchard is a bright and cheerful shade of orange-pink, inspired by the sight of a fruit orchard in full bloom.
RGB 219, 150, 144
CMYK 0, 32, 34, 14
Petrol Blue is a dark shade of blue with a hint of an oily green sheen on the surface that hints at this color’s deeper meaning.
RGB 3, 115, 135
CMYK 98, 15, 0, 47
Made of a mixture of tin, antimony, copper, bismuth, and silver, pewter is a durable metal alloy that often bears the same green-gray tint as the color that bears its name.
RGB 150, 168, 161
CMYK 11, 0, 4, 34
Named after the famous red or “chestnut” racehorse from Australia, Pharlap is a fast-paced and energetic shade of reddish brown with strong tan or dun-colored undertones.
RGB 163, 128, 123
CMYK 0, 21, 25, 36
On a slightly darker note, the name “pheo” is typically short for “pheochromocytoma”—a rare malignant growth of the adrenal gland that often presents with this distinctive pale-red or brownish hue.
RGB 204, 165, 158
CMYK 0, 19, 23, 20
Philippine Blue is a bold, dark shade of royal blue that makes up the top stripe on the national flag of the Republic of the Philippines.
RGB 0, 56, 167
CMYK 100, 66, 0, 35
Philippine Gold is similarly inspired by the flag of the Philippines—in this case, Philippine Gold is the bright shade of gold that makes up the sun and stars on the left side of the flag.
RGB 177, 115, 4
CMYK 0, 35, 98, 31
The name “phlox” actually refers to more than sixty flowering plants, most of which produce blooms in this brilliant magenta shade of purple-violet with pink undertones.
RGB 223, 0, 255
CMYK 13, 100, 0, 0
“Phthalo” is short for “copper phthalocyanine”, a synthetic pigment that has been used since the 1930s to create dyes or paints with this vivid, dark blue shade.
RGB 0, 15, 137
CMYK 100, 89, 0, 46
The “copper” part of “copper phthalocyanine” means that the same pigment can also be used to create this richly luxurious shade of dark green.
RGB 18, 53, 36
CMYK 66, 0, 32, 79
Picasso is a soft, creamy yellow shade inspired by the colors and canvases often used by the master cubist painter.
RGB 255, 243, 157
CMYK 0, 5, 38, 0
Pickle is a tart, briny shade of green with strong yellow undertones, perfect for anyone who’s ever enjoyed crunching into a fresh dill pickle!
RGB 153, 141, 31
CMYK 0, 8, 80, 40
It may share its name with a number of towns and cities throughout the British commonwealth, but Picton Blue is unique in its bright, clear shade of sky blue.
RGB 69, 177, 232
CMYK 70, 24, 0, 9
Also known as “Spanish Carmine” because of its popularity during the reign of the Spanish Empire, Pictorial Carmine is a vivid shade of dark red.
RGB 195, 11, 78
CMYK 0, 94, 60, 24
Pig is a soft pink shade with a hint of fuzzy warmth thanks to a subtle yellow undertone.
RGB 248, 191, 180
CMYK 0, 23, 27, 3
Pigeon Post is the cool, downy blue-gray color that can be found on the throats and feathers of common pigeons around the world.
RGB 175, 189, 217
CMYK 19, 13, 0, 15
Pigment Indigo is an intense shade of dark blue that captures the bold depth of pure indigo pigment before it’s been applied to cloth or canvas.
RGB 75, 0, 130
CMYK 42, 100, 0, 49
Pikachu Yellow is an electric yellow shade inspired by the iconic Pokemon character that shares its name.
RGB 240, 233, 67
CMYK 0, 3, 72, 6
Inspired by the shadows in the heart of a forest, Pine Tree is a very dark shade of green with strong brown undertones.
RGB 23, 31, 4
CMYK 26, 0, 87, 88
Pineapple is a cheery yellow shade that is clearly inspired by the sunny flesh of the famous tropical fruit.
RGB 252, 244, 119
CMYK 0, 3, 53, 1
We’ve had to rule out a lot of pink variants, but this shade is a plain, straightforward color—a little bit white, a little bit red, and entirely Pink!
RGB 215, 72, 148
CMYK 0, 67, 31, 16
Pink Chiffon is a lighter, softer shade of pink, named after the gauzy white fabric that’s been popular for centuries now.
RGB 252, 225, 232
CMYK 0, 11, 8, 1
Pink Flamingo isn’t actually the reddish-orange color of a real flamingo, but this vibrant magenta pink shade still captures the energy and playfulness of those real-world birds.
RGB 255, 102, 255
CMYK 0, 60, 0, 0
Pink Flare has more of an orange tint thanks to the subtle yellow undertones that give this shade a fiery dash of heat.
RGB 225, 192, 200
CMYK 0, 15, 11, 12
Pink Lace is an antique shade with soft yellow undertones that help to sell the light, lacy look of this color.
RGB 255, 221, 244
CMYK 0, 13, 4, 0
Speaking of yellow undertones, Pink Lady is more of an off-white with pink highlights thanks to its strong yellow highlights.
RGB 255, 241, 216
CMYK 0, 5, 15, 0
We’ve already seen Pearl Pink, but Pink Pearl flips the script to create a deep medium pink shade with only a hint of pearl luster on top.
RGB 231, 172, 207
CMYK 0, 26, 10, 9
Pink Raspberry leans into the bold red and purple hues of a real raspberry in order to create this bright, tart shade of dark pink.
RGB 152, 0, 54
CMYK 0, 100, 64, 40
Pink Salmon has a hint of orange running throughout, inspired by the orange-pink color of a nice salmon plank.
RGB 255, 145, 164
CMYK 0, 43, 36, 0
Pink Sherbert is similarly bright and cheerful, but has more of a darker red undertone than the previous entry for a more sour-sweet finished look.
RGB 247, 143, 167
CMYK 0, 42, 32, 3
Finally, Pink Swan is a dusty shade of pale pink that blends the warmer notes of a traditional pink with the cool gray-white of a swan’s feathers.
RGB 190, 181, 183
CMYK 0, 5, 4, 25
Piper is a bold, brassy orange shade with plenty of yellow and red undertones for a hint of warmth and music.
RGB 201, 99, 35
CMYK 0, 51, 83, 21
Pirate Gold is a strong, brassy shade of golden brown with red undertones that carry the promise of adventure and excitement.
RGB 186, 127, 3
CMYK 0, 32, 98, 27
Pistachio is a soft, friendly shade of pale green that draws inspiration from the pale green nut of the same name.
RGB 147, 197, 114
CMYK 25, 0, 42, 23
Pixie Green is an even lighter green shade with yellow highlights for added lightness and brightness that lend a sense of whimsy.
RGB 192, 216, 182
CMYK 11, 0, 16, 15
Pizza is a warm, hearty shade of brown with red undertones that highlight the crust, the cheese, and the sauce of a traditional pizza!
RGB 201, 148, 21
CMYK 0, 26, 90, 21
Platinum is a bright, crisp white with gray undertones, inspired by the metal that shares its name.
RGB 229, 228, 226
CMYK 0, 0, 1, 10
Playskool is a cheerful and childlike shade of vivid bright red.
RGB 229, 24, 55
CMYK 0, 90, 76, 10
Plover is a soft, dusty brown shade inspired by the feathers of a plover bird.
RGB 201, 185, 171
CMYK 0, 8, 15, 21
Plum is a deep, rich, fruity purple with notes of red and violet running beneath the surface.
RGB 142, 69, 133
CMYK 0, 51, 6, 44
Round and mellow, Plump Purple is a deep shade of medium-dark blue with purple highlights.
RGB 89, 70, 178
CMYK 50, 61, 0, 30
Also known as the “Iron Bush” or the “New Zealand Christmas Tree”, the Pohutukawa tree produces flowers with this brilliant deep red hue during the winter.
RGB 143, 2, 28
CMYK 0, 99, 80, 44
Polar is a cool, crisp shade of blue-white that’s every bit as frigid and stand-offish as its name would imply.
RGB 229, 249, 246
CMYK 8, 0, 1, 2
Polished Pine is a glossy shade of light Pine Green with soft blue undertones that draws its inspiration from the way that light filters through a thick forest of pine trees.
RGB 93, 164, 147
CMYK 43, 0, 10, 36
Polo Blue is a reserved shade of stately bluish gray with only a hint of purple, inspired by the crisp lines and lightweight feel of the popular, partially-buttoned shirt.
RGB 141, 168, 204
CMYK 31, 18, 0, 20
Pomegranate is a vibrant shade of orange with some strong jewel-red undertones running throughout, even if it is a little bit lighter than the fruit that shares its name.
RGB 243, 71, 35
CMYK 0, 71, 86, 5
Pompadour is a stylish shade of dark brown with red highlights, inspired by the classic hairstyle of the same name.
RGB 102, 0, 69
CMYK 0, 100, 32, 60
Poodleskirt Pink is the soft, velvety pink shade that graced countless circle skirts during the 1950s.
RGB 250, 191, 209
CMYK 0, 24, 16, 2
Poppy is another plant-themed name—in this case, inspired by the rich red-orange color of a field of poppies.
RGB 255, 87, 51
CMYK 0, 66, 80, 0
Popstar is a fast-paced, energetic shade of reddish orange with strong pink highlights for more of a cosmopolitan feeling.
RGB 190, 79, 98
CMYK 0, 58, 48, 25
Porcelain is a soft, creamy white with a hint of that glossy, glazed finish.
RGB 239, 242, 243
CMYK 2, 0, 0, 5
Porsche is another color with a breakneck energy—a bold yellow-orange shade with strong red undertones that carry the promise of reckless speed.
RGB 234, 174, 105
CMYK 0, 26, 55, 8
Named for a misspelling of the famous Italian city, Portofino, Portafino is a soft shade of yellow with strong white highlights.
RGB 255, 255, 180
CMYK 0, 0, 29, 0
Portage, on the other hand, is a cool blue with hints of violet and lavender that give this shade a more polished, finished look.
RGB 139, 159, 238
CMYK 42, 33, 0, 7
Portica is a brisk, stark shade of yellow mixed with orange for added warmth.
RGB 249, 230, 99
CMYK 0, 8, 60, 2
Pot Pourri is a blend of many pale colors that combine to form this soft pinkish-brown shade.
RGB 245, 231, 226
CMYK 0, 6, 8, 4
Potters Clay is a deep brown with subtle red and orange undertones, named for the unglazed clay that you might find on a potter’s spinning wheel.
RGB 140, 87, 56
CMYK 0, 38, 60, 45
Powder Blue is a soft, pale blue inspired by the glint of light off of freshly-fallen snow, or “powder”.
RGB 176, 224, 230
CMYK 23, 3, 0, 10
Powerhouse is a bold, intense shade of blue with plenty of intensity to back up its vibrancy.
RGB 15, 171, 218
CMYK 93, 22, 0, 15
Prairie San is a vast, expansive shade of dark brown with strong red highlights.
RGB 154, 56, 32
CMYK 0, 64, 79, 40
Prelude is another soft purple shade with a hint of pink for added softness and warmth.
RGB 208, 192, 229
CMYK 9, 16, 0, 10
As the name implies, Prim is a reserved, stately shade of pale pinkish off-white.
RGB 240, 226, 236
CMYK 0, 6, 2, 6
Inspired by the flower of the same name, Primrose is a gentle shade of dusty Rose pink.
RGB 226, 142, 168
CMYK 0, 37, 26, 11
Princess Perfume is an unapologetically girly shade of pink with strong red and purple undertones.
RGB 255, 133, 207
CMYK 0, 48, 19, 0
Provincial Pink is an extremely pale pink that borders on off-white with a hint of red.
RGB 254, 245, 241
CMYK 0, 4, 5, 0
Prune is a dark, rich reddish brown—the color and sweetness of a bowl of dried plums.
RGB 112, 28, 28
CMYK 0, 75, 75, 56
Also known as “Berlin Blue”, Prussian Blue is an intensely dark blue shade created by the first modern synthetic pigment.
RGB 0, 49, 83
CMYK 100, 41, 0, 67
Puce is a dark pinkish-brown shade that originally got its name from its color, which was said to be the color of a flea after being crushed.
RGB 204, 136, 153
CMYK 0, 33, 25, 20
Pueblo is a deep, sun-baked shade of brown with strong red and orange undertones that draws its inspiration from the many pueblos or towns of the American Southwest.
RGB 125, 44, 20
CMYK 0, 65, 84, 51
Puerto Rico is a bold shade of deep turquoise green, a nod to the clear waters and open skies that surround the famous Caribbean island.
RGB 63, 193, 170
CMYK 67, 0, 12, 24
Pullman Brown is a brisk, professional shade of deep brown that served as one of two official colors for the Pullman Company of railcars.
RGB 100, 65, 23
CMYK 0, 35, 77, 61
The second official Pullman color, Pullman Green is a very dark, dusty shade of yellow-brown that could stay fresh and clean after days or weeks of rail travel.
RGB 59, 51, 28
CMYK 0, 14, 53, 77
Pumice is a soft, porous shade of greenish-gray, inspired by the popular bathing stone that shares its name.
RGB 194, 202, 196
CMYK 4, 0, 3, 21
Bright, seasonal, and oh-so-autumnal, Pumpkin is a cheerful shade of bright orange, with plenty of red running throughout.
RGB 255, 117, 24
CMYK 0, 54, 91, 0
Punch is a sweet, fruity shade of red that draws its inspiration from the popular non-alcoholic mixed drink.
RGB 220, 67, 51
CMYK 0, 70, 77, 14
Purple is a smooth, heady blend of red and blue—in this case, a medium-dark shade with strong violet undertones.
RGB 159, 0, 197
CMYK 19, 100, 0, 23
Purple Blue dials up the “blue” part of the traditional red-blue purple blend in order to create a cool, cautious shade of deep bluish purple.
RGB 152, 115, 220
CMYK 31, 48, 0, 14
Purple Cabbage is a very dark purple shade that draws its inspiration from the deep leaves of a head of purple cabbage.
RGB 58, 20, 79
CMYK 27, 75, 0, 69
Purple Cow, on the other hand, is a soft shade of purple with some whimsical pink undertones.
RGB 154, 118, 182
CMYK 15, 35, 0, 29
Purple Mountain Majesty
At a distance, rocky mountains can reflect blue or purple wavelength directly into our eyes, creating this soft purple hue that is often so praised.
Purple Mountain Majesty
RGB 150, 120, 182
CMYK 18, 34, 0, 29
Purple Navy is a mix of traditional purple with a dark navy blue, creating a deep shade of muted bluish-purple.
RGB 78, 81, 128
CMYK 39, 37, 0, 50
Purple Taupe blends “true” purple and “true” Taupe Brown in order to create a stately brown shade with just a hint of purple.
RGB 80, 64, 77
CMYK 0, 20, 4, 69
Purpure is the heraldic name for this reddish-purple shade, which can be found on the coat of arms of major families throughout Europe.
RGB 137, 57, 94
CMYK 0, 58, 31, 46
Purwa is a cheerful sky blue shade named after the town and district in India.
RGB 155, 225, 255
CMYK 39, 12, 0, 0
Finally, Putty is a warm, malleable shade of yellowish brown with some softer golden undertones running beneath the surface.
RGB 231, 205, 140
CMYK 0, 11, 39, 9
All Colors A-Z
Here’s our complete list of colors in alphabetical order: