141 Colors That Start With Z (Names, Hex, RGB, CMYK)

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When you think of words that start with the letter Z, you may have a hard time coming up with more than a handful. However, this list of colors that begin with the letter Z is surprisingly long, with well over one hundred different colors.

Many of these colors start with words like “zinc”, “zest”, “zebra”, or “zen”, but there are still plenty of unique color names.

List of Colors That Start With Z

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

Z-Zip (Dunn Edwards)

First, Z-Zip (Dunn Edwards) is a solid, simple shade of light brownish tan with hints of gray and white throughout. Many of the colors on this list were designed by paint companies—in this case, Dunn Edwards—so it makes sense that colors like Z-Zip (Dunn Edwards) tend to have a neutral, soothing overall tone.

Z-Zip (Dunn Edwards)
Hex #CBC5B6
RGB 203, 197, 182
CMYK 0, 3, 10, 20

Zachary (MAB)

Zachary is a much warmer shade than the previous entry—a clear, bright shade of medium-light pinkish brown, with glimmers of red and orange beneath the surface for added warmth and vibrancy.

Zachary (MAB)
Hex #D3A18E
RGB 211, 161, 142
CMYK 0, 24, 33, 17

Zacho Blue (True Value)

Zacho Blue (True Value) is a mellow shade of light blue with steady gray and black undertones that give the resulting color a dash of extra weight without completely washing out the bright blue values.

Zacho Blue (True Value)
Hex #8FBDD2
RGB 143, 189, 210
CMYK 32, 10, 0, 18

Zadar (Duron)

Zadar (Duron) is a much cooler shade of blue—a medium-dark blue shade with very strong gray undertones and a small amount of red for a deeper, more violet-gray finish to the overall color.

Zadar (Duron)
Hex #85AAAB
RGB 133, 170, 171
CMYK 22, 1, 0, 33

Zaddick (True Value)

Zaddick (True Value) is another medium-light blue shade—a cheerful blue with hints of yellow and white throughout for an even softer, more upbeat finish.

Zaddick (True Value)
Hex #8CBEDD
RGB 140, 190, 221
CMYK 37, 14, 0, 13

Zaffer (Color Guild)

Zaffre is a vivid blue pigment made by roasting cobalt, typically used during the Victorian Era to make stained glass. Zaffer (Color Guild) captures all of that vibrancy and history with this bright blue-green shade.

Zaffer (Color Guild)
Hex #29AEB4
RGB 41, 174, 180
CMYK 77, 3, 0, 29

Zaffre

As compared to the previous entry, Zaffre is much closer to the shade that the Victorians would have seen—a brilliant shade of intense Royal Blue with notes of purple or violet throughout to push the color even deeper.

Zaffre
Hex #0014A8 
RGB 0, 20, 168
CMYK 100, 88, 0, 34

Zaffre (Samson)

Zaffre (Samson) is a much more muted color as compared to the previous two entries—a muted shade of shadowy blue with strong green undertones and a cool gray-black finish that mutes the brighter notes of the overall shade.

Zaffre (Samson)
Hex #2D5455
RGB 45, 84, 85
CMYK 47, 1, 0, 67

Zagreb LP-300 (Loop)

Zagreb LP-300 is a mellow shade of creamy off-white that combines the brisk professional look of a traditional tan with the brighter white and yellow notes of a typical cream variant.

Zagreb LP-300 (Loop)
Hex #E8DEB0
RGB 232, 222, 176
CMYK 0, 4, 24, 9

Zahara Brown (Sherwin Williams)

Zahara Brown (Sherwin Williams) is a deep, rich shade of brown with heavy red and warmer orange undertones that increase the warmth of the color without sacrificing any of its darkness or intensity.

Zahara Brown (Sherwin Williams)
Hex #77523B
RGB 119, 82, 59
CMYK 0, 31, 50, 53

Zahria (Cloverdale Paints)

Zahria (Cloverdale Paints) is another yellowish off-white shade with glimmers of warmer pink and brown running beneath the surface to lend a little more substance to this otherwise frothy color.

Zahria (Cloverdale Paints)
Hex #FFE8C2
RGB 255, 232, 194
CMYK 0, 9, 24, 0

Zaire (Kelly Moore)

Zaire (Kelly Moore) is an intense shade of very dark green with glimmers of blue and black throughout, inspired by the rich potential and thriving plant life of the state known today as the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Zaire (Kelly Moore)
Hex #354949
RGB 53, 73, 73
CMYK 27, 0, 0, 71

Zambesi (Dulux)

Also spelled Zambeze or Zambezi, the Zambesi River is the fourth-longest river on the African continent, internationally renowned for its famous Victoria Falls. As a color, Zambesi (Dulux) is a very dark green with strong blue and black undertones to capture the might and power of this famous flow.

Zambesi (Dulux)
Hex #303B34
RGB 48, 59, 52
CMYK 19, 0, 12, 77

Zambeze Plains (Ralph Lauren)

Similar in appearance to the previous entry, Zambeze Plains (Ralph Lauren) has a noticeably lower blue value, which means that the green and brown undertones shine through with less interference.

Zambeze Plains (Ralph Lauren)
Hex #49473E
RGB 73, 71, 62
CMYK 0, 3, 15, 71

Zambezi

Finally, Zambezi is a dark brown shade with sturdy red and orange undertones, inspired by both the river of the same name as well as the rich lands through which the river flows.

Zambezi
Hex #685558 
RGB 104, 85, 88
CMYK 0, 18, 15, 59

Zambia (Columbia Paint)

Zambia (Columbia Paint) is a dazzling shade of bright orange that can be found coloring the eagle and the farthest right stripe on the Zambian national flag.

Zambia (Columbia Paint)
Hex #FF9215
RGB 255, 146, 21
CMYK 0, 43, 92, 0

Zamboni (C2)

Named after the most famous producer of ice resurfacing machines, Zamboni (C2) is a cold, smooth shade of very pale white with only a whisper of blue and yellow to help capture the slick, icy appearance of a professional hockey or ice skating rink.

Zamboni (C2)
Hex #ECF1EF
RGB 236, 241, 239
CMYK 2, 0, 1, 5

Zanadu (Epiglass)

Originally a mispronunciation of Shangdu, the Yuan dynasty summer capital, the name “Xanadu” has come to symbolize an opulent, idyllic location—and Zanadu (Epiglass) captures some of that peace and beauty with this cool, soothing shade of bright Sky Blue.

Zanadu (Epiglass)
Hex #96B9D9
RGB 150, 185, 217
CMYK 31, 15, 0, 15

Zanah

Zanah is a very soft shade of light green—a pale off-white with glimmers of cooler Mint Green running throughout and adding an extra dimension to what could have been a straightforward shade of white.

Zanah
Hex #DAECD6 
RGB 218, 236, 214
CMYK 8, 0, 9, 7

Zane Gray (Do It Best)

Inspired by the sweeping sagas produced by American novelist Zane Grey, Zane Gray (Do It Best) is a bold, compelling shade of medium-dark gray with hearty blue and violet undertones.

Zane Gray (Do It Best)
Hex #5F676E
RGB 93, 103, 110
CMYK 14, 6, 0, 57

Zany Lime (Dutch Boy)

Zany Lime (Dutch Boy) takes a traditional Lime Green and adds a twist—in this case, a strong yellow undertone and a hint of red to increase the warmth and vibrancy of the shade even further.

Zany Lime (Dutch Boy)
Hex #E8D849
RGB 232, 216, 73
CMYK 0, 7, 69, 9

Zany Pink (Sherwin Williams)

Like Zany Lime, Zany Pink (Sherwin Williams) is a warm, cheerful shade with robust yellow and red undertones that drive the brightness and energy even further while still allowing the main pink color to shine through.

Zany Pink (Sherwin Williams)
Hex #E37284
RGB 227, 114, 132
CMYK 0, 50, 42, 11

Zanzibar (Fuller OBrien)

The first of several “Zanzibar” colors, Zanzibar (Fuller Obrien) is a gentle shade of medium-light brown with pink and red undertones, a vibrant color that draws inspiration from the semi-autonomous state in Tanzania renowned for its spice trade and tourism industry.

Zanzibar (Fuller OBrien)
Hex #A7867B
RGB 167, 134, 123
CMYK 0, 20, 26, 35

Zanzibar Brown (Ralph Lauren)

Zanzibar Brown (Ralph Lauren) is a rich shade of brown with steady gray and black undertones that almost passes as a deep brown-black in certain lights.

Zanzibar Brown (Ralph Lauren)
Hex #5C453F
RGB 92, 69, 63
CMYK 0, 25, 32, 64

Zanzibar Coast (ICI)

Zanzibar Coast (ICI) is a dark brown shade with subtle red undertones that highlight the warmer elements of the overall shade. As a color, it takes its inspiration from the rocky coastlines that can be viewed along many of the islands that make up the state of Zanzibar.

Zanzibar Coast (ICI)
Hex #6E413C
RGB 110, 65, 60
CMYK 0, 41, 45, 57

Zanzibar Gold (Dutch Boy)

Zanzibar Gold (Dutch Boy) is a bold shade of medium-dark brown with robust yellow and orange undertones, inspired by the wealth and history—as well as the actual gold—that has passed through Zanzibar’s thriving trade economy throughout the centuries.

Zanzibar Gold (Dutch Boy)
Hex #B58548
RGB 181, 133, 72
CMYK 0, 27, 60, 29

Zanzibar Retreat (Muralo)

Zanzibar Retreat (Muralo) combines the golden yellow of a traditional sand tone with the brighter blues and yellows of a tropical green in order to generate a color that pays homage to the sandy coasts and rich plant life of the Zanzibar islands.

Zanzibar Retreat (Muralo)
Hex #D0AE00
RGB 208, 174, 0
CMYK 0, 16, 100, 18

Zanzibar Spice (Valspar)

Finally, Zanzibar Spice (Valspar) is a steady shade of brown with quiet red and orange undertones running throughout—a touch of heat that brings an extra bit of flavor to this “spicy” shade.

Zanzibar Spice (Valspar)
Hex #8E7364
RGB 142, 115, 100
CMYK 0, 19, 30, 44

Zappa (ColorLife)

Zappa (ColorLife) is a truly unique shade of green with bold brown and gray undertones that combine to lend this color a brisk, almost militaristic feeling that’s tempered by the brighter green notes.

Zappa (ColorLife)
Hex #8A8E7D
RGB 138, 142, 125
CMYK 3, 0, 12, 44

Zappo

Zappo is a very soft purple shade with strong red and pink undertones running throughout. The finished color is a sweet, romantic shade with a pale Lavender finish and a hint of some warmer red notes.

Zappo
Hex #C4C0E2 
RGB 196, 192, 226
CMYK 13, 15, 0, 11

Zara (British Paints)

Zara (British Paints) is a warm pinkish brown shade—a crisp shade of medium-light brown with vivid red undertones and a brisk white finish that tempers some of the more overpowering red notes and lends a softer overall feeling.

Zara (British Paints)
Hex #B48784
RGB 180, 135, 132
CMYK 0, 25, 27, 29

Zay Day (Kelly Moore)

Zay Day (Kelly Moore) is a simple, straightforward shade of medium-light brown with a hint of gray rushing just beneath the surface to weigh the color down further and give it some extra dimension.

Zay Day (Kelly Moore)
Hex #DBD5C2
RGB 219, 213, 194
CMYK 0, 3, 11, 14

Zealand Green (Huls)

Zealand Green (Huls) is a cheerful, sparkling shade of Spring Green with a touch of deeper blue and gray-blue undertones. The end result of this mix is a clear, rich green shade that captures all of the growth and potential found throughout New Zealand.

Zealand Green (Huls)
Hex #8DD59F
RGB 141, 213, 159
CMYK 34, 0, 25, 16

Zealander Pine (Dunn Edwards)

Zealander Pine (Dunn Edwards) is a much paler color than the previous entry—a soft shade of green with hints of brown and gray that hint at the enduring nature of the evergreen trees.

Zealander Pine (Dunn Edwards)
Hex #DBEEDA
RGB 219, 238, 218
CMYK 8, 0, 8, 7

Zealous (Kelly Moore)

Zealous (Kelly Moore) is a solid, enduring shade of medium-light blue with the slightest whisper of red or violet to capture the enthusiasm or “zeal” that the name typically evokes.

Zealous (Kelly Moore)
Hex #5AC9CB
RGB 90, 201, 203
CMYK 56, 1, 0, 20

Zealot (Martin Senour Paints)

Similarly, Zealot (Martin Senour Paints) is a clear, intense shade of deep bluish green with enough vibrancy and drama to live up to the passion its name implies.

Zealot (Martin Senour Paints)
Hex #007473
RGB 0, 116, 115
CMYK 100, 0, 1, 55

Zebra Agate (Huls)

Zebra Agate (Huls) is a medium-dark shade of brown with strong gray and red undertones. Inspired by the agate stone, which often displays a wide variety of colors and patterns, this color splits the difference between that wide range in order to produce this medium brown shade.

Zebra Agate (Huls)
Hex #907366
RGB 144, 115, 102
CMYK 0, 20, 29, 44

Zebra Finch (Kelly Moore)

Zebra Finch (Kelly Moore) is a gentle shade of brown with hints of orange and red beneath the surface. Zebra Finch (Kelly Moore) shares its name with and is inspired by the Australian zebra finch—a small bird found throughout Central Australia with speckled plumage that takes on this color when viewed from a distance.

Zebra Finch (Kelly Moore)
Hex #CEC5BA
RGB 206, 197, 186
CMYK 0, 4, 10, 19

Zebra Grass (Olympic)

Zebra Grass (Olympic) is a mellow shade of green with solid brown and gray undertones, inspired both by the sun-worn, weathered look of the open grasslands where zebras often roam.

Zebra Grass (Olympic)
Hex #9C9C82
RGB 156, 156, 130
CMYK 0, 0, 17, 39

Zebra Print Dress (Para Paints)

Zebra Print Dress (Para Paints) takes the grays and browns of the previous entries and adds just a dash of pinkish purple in order to generate a more flirtatious, vivacious shade of warm grayish brown.

Zebra Print Dress (Para Paints)
Hex #A38A83
RGB 163, 138, 131
CMYK 0, 15, 20, 36

Zebrano (Formica)

Zebrano (Formica) is a very warm shade of brown that borders on orange—a bold mix of light reddish brown with strong yellow undertones that help to drive the warmth of this color even further.

Zebrano (Formica)
Hex #BC875D
RGB 188, 135, 93
CMYK 0, 28, 51, 26

Zebulon (Dal Worth Paints)

Zebulon (Dal Worth Paints) is a clear, brilliant shade of medium-dark greenish blue with hints of gray and white throughout that brighten the overall shade and finish it with a reserved, matured look.

Zebulon (Dal Worth Paints)
Hex #378F85
RGB 55, 143, 133
CMYK 62, 0, 7, 44

Zelia (MF Paints)

Zelia (MF Paints) is a soft pinkish purple shade with stalwart gray undertones and a cool white finish that shares its name with a genus of flies found throughout North and South America.

Zelia (MF Paints)
Hex #D5C0C8
RGB 213, 192, 200
CMYK 0, 10, 6, 16

Zellwood (MF Paints)

Named after the small territory in Florida, United States, Zellwood (MF Paints) is a warm brown shade with a strong orange undertone that lends extra heat to an already warm color.

Zellwood (MF Paints)
Hex #764C39
RGB 118, 76, 57
CMYK 0, 36, 52, 54

Zemo’s Way (Dunn Edwards)

Zemo’s Way is a mild, steady shade of brown with a touch of pinkish purple beneath the surface. This deeper undertone gives the overall color a more neutral look and brightens the color with a subtle red tint.

Zemo’s Way (Dunn Edwards)
Hex #967667
RGB 150, 118, 103
CMYK 0, 21, 31, 41

Zen

Zen is a school of Buddhism that emphasizes direct spiritual practice, meditation, and self-restraint. As a color, Zen is a soft, steady shade of light greenish brown with a grounded, organic finish and a balanced overall feeling.

Zen
Hex #D2D0AE 
RGB 210, 208, 174
CMYK 0, 1, 17, 18

Zen Blue (Matthews Paint)

Zen Blue (Matthews Paint) is an equally gentle color—a soft shade of blue with only the lightest touches of gray and white that create a more balanced shade with a grounded, solemn tone.

Zen Blue (Matthews Paint)
Hex #A7BBD0
RGB 167, 187, 208
CMYK 20, 10, 0, 18

Zen Commandment (Home Hardware)

Zen Commandment (Home Hardware) combines a soft “zen” shade with a cooler stone or rock-inspired color in order to generate this mild shade of pale brown with cooler blue and gray undertones throughout.

Zen Commandment (Home Hardware)
Hex #D5D3C3
RGB 213, 211, 195
CMYK 0, 1, 8, 16

Zen Essence (Kelly Moore)

Zen Essence (Kelly Moore) is a mellow shade of soft, light brown with hints of brown and gray throughout that ground the overall color, giving it a more balanced, relaxing overall feeling.

Zen Essence (Kelly Moore)
Hex #C7BEA7
RGB 199, 190, 167
CMYK 0, 5, 16, 22

Zen Garden (Valspar)

Zen Garden (Valspar) takes the lighter values seen in most “zen” colors and mixes them with an already-pale Spring Green in order to produce this medium-light green shade with sturdy yellow and white undertones.

Zen Garden (Valspar)
Hex #C7CFA2
RGB 199, 207, 162
CMYK 4, 0, 22, 19

Zen Retreat (Home Hardware)

Finally, Zen Retreat (Home Hardware) is a medium-dark variant of gray with a glimmer of yellow lurking beneath the surface to brighten the overall color and give it just a hint of warmth.

Zen Retreat (Home Hardware)
Hex #5A5A59
RGB 90, 90, 89
CMYK 0, 0, 1, 65

Zenda (Dulux)

Zenda (Dulux) is a dark gray shade with strong blue and black undertones. The cool undertones push the color into an even more dramatic shade, and the final result is a bold, intense product.

Zenda (Dulux)
Hex #5C5D6B
RGB 92, 93, 107
CMYK 14, 13, 0, 58

Zenful (Benjamin Moore)

Zenful (Benjamin Moore) is a soft, quiet shade of brownish green with strong gray and white undertones throughout—a soothing, relaxing shade with plenty of “zen” to go around.

Zenful (Benjamin Moore)
Hex #DDDACC
RGB 221, 218, 204
CMYK 0, 1, 8, 13

Zenith (Burger)

The word “zenith” typically refers to the highest point of any given thing. As a color, Zenith (Burger) is a clear, calm blue that takes its inspiration from the color of the sky when viewed from a clear vantage point.

Zenith (Burger)
Hex #95B9E1
RGB 149, 185, 225
CMYK 34, 18, 0, 12

Zentury Brown (ColorLife)

Zentury Brown (ColorLife) is a bright, dizzying shade of red with strong orange and brown undertones. The finished product is a clear, solid color that looks like more of a scarlet or even a maroon than a “true” brown.

Zentury Brown (ColorLife)
Hex #A14F34
RGB 161, 79, 52
CMYK 0, 51, 68, 37

Zepher (Ameritone Devoe)

Technically a misspelling of the traditional word for a light western wind, Zepher (Ameritone Devoe) is a solid, gentle shade of green with hints of yellow and white to evoke the movement and freedom of the air currents.

Zepher (Ameritone Devoe)
Hex #87967B
RGB 135, 150, 123
CMYK 10, 0, 18, 41

Zephyr (Crown Diamond)

Zephyr (Crown Diamond) is a vivid shade of relatively light purplish pink with strong red and white undertones and barely a hint of the soft grayish blue that typically distinguishes most Zephyr shades.

Zephyr (Crown Diamond)
Hex #CE94B5
RGB 206, 148, 181
CMYK 0, 28, 12, 19

Zephyr Blue (Color Your World)

Zephyr Blue (Color Your World), on the other hand, is a very soft shade of blue with hints of gray and white throughout that capture some of the lightness and freedom of movement that the west wind evokes.

Zephyr Blue (Color Your World)
Hex #CFDFE6
RGB 207, 223, 230
CMYK 10, 3, 0, 10

Zephyr Green (Pantone)

Zephyr Green (Pantone) takes that same soft blue and combines it with a traditional light green shade in order to generate this subtle shade of medium-light green with strong blue and gray undertones throughout.

Zephyr Green (Pantone)
Hex #83AC82
RGB 131, 172, 130
CMYK 24, 0, 24, 33

Zephyr Hills (Pratt and Lambert)

Finally, Zephyr Hills (Pratt and Lambert) is a gentle shade of very light brown—a smooth, gentle color inspired by the dried-out hills and valleys that the west wind travels across.

Zephyr Hills (Pratt and Lambert)
Hex #D8D5CC
RGB 216, 213, 204
CMYK 0, 1, 6, 15

Zeppelin

Zeppelin is a bold, compelling shade of blue with hints of deeper black and violet beneath the surface that increase the drama of the overall shade and help to give it more of an imposing, industrial feeling.

Zeppelin
Hex #382A34 
RGB 56, 42, 52
CMYK 0, 25, 7, 78

Zermatt White (Waverly)

Zermatt White (Waverly) is a pale off-white shade with notes of brown and gray throughout that lend some extra depth and dimension to the desaturated base.

Zermatt White (Waverly)
Hex #DFDBD1
RGB 223, 219, 209
CMYK 0, 2, 6, 13

Zero (Dunn Edwards)

Zero (Dunn Edwards) is a warm pink shade without any blue or black to temper its color. Instead, Zero (Dunn Edwards) offers just a hint of yellow for an even brighter twist on what would otherwise be a standard pale pink shade.

Zero (Dunn Edwards)
Hex #FFDAE2
RGB 255, 218, 226
CMYK 0, 15, 11, 0

Zero Gravity (Behr)

Zero Gravity (Behr), on the other hand, is a cool, industrial color—a medium-light shade of gray with blue undertones running throughout for an even colder finishing touch.

Zero Gravity (Behr)
Hex #BFC4C4
RGB 191, 196, 196
CMYK 3, 0, 0, 23

Zest

The first of several “zesty” names, Zest is a clear, bright shade of orange with strong yellow and white undertones, clearly inspired by the similarly-colored peel that hides most of an orange’s zest.

Zest
Hex #E5841B 
RGB 229, 132, 27
CMYK 0, 42, 88, 10

Zest (Eddie Bauer)

If the previous entry was an orange zest color, then Zest (Eddie Bauer) is very obviously a lemon zest shade. A soft, warm shade of pale yellow with strong white undertones, Zest (Eddie Bauer) has just a whisper of bitterness due to its subtle gray highlights.

Zest (Eddie Bauer)
Hex #FBDC9A
RGB 251, 220, 154
CMYK 0, 12, 39, 2

Zest (Martha Stewart)

Zest (Martha Stewart) is closer in shade to the first Zest variety, but this version takes it a step further. Zest (Martha Stewart) is a medium-dark orange shade with strong red and red-brown undertones throughout.

Zest (Martha Stewart)
Hex #D47A2A
RGB 212, 122, 42
CMYK 0, 42, 80, 17

Zestful (Kilz)

Zestful (Kilz) runs with the same citrus theme before adding a bit of a twist. A soft green shade with touches of gray and white throughout, Zestful (Kilz) is a lime variant instead of an orange or lemon-colored shade.

Zestful (Kilz)
Hex #94B67F
RGB 148, 182, 127
CMYK 19, 0, 30, 29

Zesty (ICI)

Zesty (ICI) isn’t nearly as clear a color as some of the previous entries on this list. Nevertheless, it’s a bold, bright shade of yellow with bold greenish undertones to provide that citrus-y finish.

Zesty (ICI)
Hex #E6D66D
RGB 230, 214, 109
CMYK 0, 7, 53, 10

Zesty (True Value)

Zesty (True Value) is a warm, mulled color—a deep shade of red with strong orange and yellow undertones that capture some of the spice of the resultant shade and give it a cozy, autumnal feeling.

Zesty (True Value)
Hex #BA4D3C
RGB 186, 77, 60
CMYK 0, 59, 68, 27

Zesty Apple (Behr)

Zesty Apple (Behr) combines the citrus yellow undertones of most Zest shades with the crisp appearance of a green apple in order to generate this solid shade of medium-dark green with hints of yellow and gray throughout.

Zesty Apple (Behr)
Hex #8FA15C
RGB 143, 161, 92
CMYK 11, 0, 43, 37

Zesty Custard (Home Hardware)

Custard is already a warm, smooth color, so it should hardly come as a surprise that Zesty Custard (Home Hardware) is an equally smooth shade of bright yellow with glimmers of white and cream throughout.

Zesty Custard (Home Hardware)
Hex #FFEA8E
RGB 255, 234, 142
CMYK 0, 18, 44, 0

Zesty Lilac (Dal Worth Paints)

Zesty Lilac (Dal Worth Paints) may look like a traditional shade of pale Lilac at first glance. However, the slightly higher red and white undertones give it a warmer, pinker undertone that moves it into the “zesty” family.

Zesty Lilac (Dal Worth Paints)
Hex #D7CDE7
RGB 215, 205, 231
CMYK 7, 11, 0, 9

Zesty Lime (ICI)

Finally, Zesty Lime (ICI) doubles down on the warm green tones of a traditional Lime in order to generate a bright, vivid shade of green with sturdy yellow and brown undertones throughout.

Zesty Lime (ICI)
Hex #9DA61A
RGB 157, 166, 26
CMYK 5, 0, 84, 35

Zeus

Zeus is a very dark shade of stormy blue-gray that borders on black—a perfect fit for a color named after the Ancient Greek god of thunder and the skies.

Zeus
Hex #292319 
RGB 41, 35, 25
CMYK 0, 15, 39, 84

Zeus (Ace)

Zeus (Ace), on the other hand, is a much lighter color—a warm shade of medium-dark brown with touches of yellow and red throughout that round out the color and give it some extra dimension.

Zeus (Ace)
Hex #9E8665
RGB 158, 134, 101
CMYK 0, 15, 36, 38

Zeus’ Shadow (Sico)

Zeus’ Shadow (Sico) is a bold purple color with strong red undertones and a glimmer of a white overtone for a clearer finish. The resulting color is a clear, solid variation on Olympic purple that lives up to the power of its namesake.

Zeus’ Shadow (Sico)
Hex #855466
RGB 133, 84, 102
CMYK 0, 37, 23, 48

Zeus’ Temple (Kelly Moore)

Finally, Zeus’ Temple (Kelly Moore) is a clear, bright shade of sky blue with deeper red and violet undertones that give the resulting color a more robust, powerful finish.

Zeus’ Temple (Kelly Moore)
Hex #659ACE
RGB 101, 154, 206
CMYK 51, 25, 0, 19

Zibibbo

“Zibibbo” is the Sicilian name for the grape more commonly known as the Muscat of Alexandria. One of the oldest grapes in the world, this plant produces wines that range in color from a pale gold to the deep reddish-black appearance captured by this color.

Zibibbo
Hex #51242B 
RGB 81, 36, 43
CMYK 0, 56, 47, 68

Ziggurat

Ziggurat is a cool, lofty shade of blue with hints of gray and white throughout. While ziggurats—terraced compounds built throughout ancient Mesopotamia—typically have an orange-brown appearance, the color Ziggurat is a much lighter shade that captures the open sky and grand heights that the towers often reach.

Ziggurat
Hex #BFDBE2 
RGB 191, 219, 226
CMYK 15, 3, 0, 11

Zigzag (General Paints)

Zigzag (General Paints) is a bright, sunshine-y shade of brown with very forceful red and orange undertones. The finished color is a fast-paced, exciting color with plenty of unsuspected depth and intensity.

Zigzag (General Paints)
Hex #B77149
RGB 183, 113, 73
CMYK 0, 38, 60, 28

Zimbabwe Plains (Ralph Lauren)

Zimbabwe Plains (Ralph Lauren) is a cool green shade with hearty gray and black undertones. Inspired by the fertile land and rich, open expanses of the country that shares the same name, Zimbabwe Plains (Ralph Lauren) is a bold, vast color.

Zimbabwe Plains (Ralph Lauren)
Hex #888C84
RGB 136, 140, 132
CMYK 3, 0, 6, 46

Zimidar (Kelly Moore)

Zimidar (Kelly Moore) is a bold, clear shade of murky blue with strong purple and violet undertones to balance out some of the coolness of the overall color. The resulting hue is a calm, soothing shade with just a hint of warmer brightness.

Zimidar (Kelly Moore)
Hex #645688
RGB 100, 86, 136
CMYK 26, 37, 0, 47

Zin Cluster (Kelly Moore)

Zip Cluster (Kelly Moore) is a shadowy shade of blue with robust gray and black undertones. The darker undertones increase the intensity of the shade and let it scan as a dark grayish black at first glance.

Zin Cluster (Kelly Moore)
Hex #463A39
RGB 70, 58, 57
CMYK 0, 17, 19, 73

Zinc (Dulux)

Zinc is a cool, brittle metal with a silvery-gray appearance at room temperature—one of the most abundant elements in the earth’s crust! As a color, Zinc (Dulux) is still a silvery-gray shade, but with more of a bright white undertone for greater cohesion.

Zinc (Dulux)
Hex #919798
RGB 145, 151, 152
CMYK 5, 1, 0, 40

Zinc Blue (Valspar)

Zinc Blue (Valspar) takes the same gray-white shade seen in the previous entry and mixes it with a light teal blue in order to produce this medium-dark green-blue shade with steady gray undertones throughout.

Zinc Blue (Valspar)
Hex #869890
RGB 134, 152, 144
CMYK 12, 0, 5, 40

Zinc Green (Ameritone Devoe)

Zinc Green (Ameritone Devoe) builds off of the base established in the first two “zinc” colors before taking it a step further. A clear shade of dark bluish-green, Zinc Green (Ameritone Devoe) still retains the characteristic gray undertones that distinguish this color family.

Zinc Green (Ameritone Devoe)
Hex #376A64
RGB 55, 106, 100
CMYK 48, 0, 6, 58

Zinc Pink (Dunn Edwards)

Similarly, Zinc Pink (Dunn Edwards) is a very faded shade of pink with subtle gray and white undertones running beneath the surface to give the color a more grounded or balanced feeling.

Zinc Pink (Dunn Edwards)
Hex #F2D7DD
RGB 242, 215, 221
CMYK 0, 11, 9, 5

Zinc White

Zinc White doesn’t really look so much like a white as it does a pale shade of brown—the silver-gray notes of a traditional Zinc shade add a bit of warmth and color to a “true” white in order to generate this light shade of silvery-brown off-white.

Zinc White
Hex #E1DBD0 
RGB 225, 219, 208
CMYK 0, 3, 8, 12

Zinc-ed (Dutch Boy)

Finally, Zinc-ed (Dutch Boy) is a very dark gray shade with vigorous blue undertones and just a dash of greenish-white for the silvery finish that distinguishes all Zinc and Zinc-related colors.

Zinc-ed (Dutch Boy)
Hex #68706E
RGB 104, 112, 110
CMYK 7, 0, 2, 56

Zinfandel (ICI)

Named after the famous rosé wine originally invented in 1975, Zinfandel (ICI) is a soft blush shade—a pale pink shade with hints of gold and yellow that are offset by a smooth white finish.

Zinfandel (ICI)
Hex #D5C0B6
RGB 213, 192, 182
CMYK 0, 10, 15, 16

Zing (Glidden)

Zing (Glidden) is a warm, bright shade of yellow with subtle green and brown undertones that temper some of the color’s overall brightness and dial back some of the “sour” lemon-y overtones.

Zing (Glidden)
Hex #E4CB72
RGB 228, 203, 114
CMYK 0, 11, 50, 11

Zinger

Zinger is a bold shade of medium-dark red with stalwart brown and gray undertones that push the color darker without compromising on its intensity. The resulting shade is a clear, strong color with enough red for just a bit of a shock.

Zinger
Hex #873D42 
RGB 135, 61, 66
CMYK 0, 55, 51, 47

Zingy! (Dutch Boy)

Zingy! (Dutch Boy) is a vivacious shade of yellow with just a hint of a deeper green-brown undertone to give the color some extra depth. The cooler notes finish out the shade and give it a dash of additional flavor.

Zingy! (Dutch Boy)
Hex #E2CC5E
RGB 226, 204, 94
CMYK 0, 10, 58, 11

Zinnia (Samson)

The first of many flowery names, Zinnia (Samson) is a brisk, bold shade of red with strong brown and orange undertones. A warm, steady color, Zinnia (Samson) is inspired by the flower that shares the same name and can typically be found in a wide variety of colors.

Zinnia (Samson)
Hex #9C6560
RGB 156, 101, 96
CMYK 0, 35, 38, 39

Zinnia Bloom (Dulux)

Zinnia Bloom (Dulux) is a much more vibrant shade, but it still takes obvious inspiration from one of the more popular varieties of the zinnia flower—a cool, solid shade of medium-light purple, with hints of warmer red and pink throughout.

Zinnia Bloom (Dulux)
Hex #C07CA5
RGB 192, 124, 165
CMYK 0, 35, 14, 25

Zinnia Gold (Devoe and Fuller)

Zinnia Gold (Devoe and Fuller) is a bright yellow-orange shade with cooler white and gray undertones. Inspired by one of the more popular varieties of zinnia flowers, Zinnia Gold (Devoe and Fuller) is a sunny, cheerful overall shade.

Zinnia Gold (Devoe and Fuller)
Hex #FFCE76
RGB 255, 206, 118
CMYK 0, 19, 54, 0

Zinnia Scarlet (Bruning Paints)

Zinnia Scarlet (Bruning Paints) is much lighter than a “true” scarlet—a warm, even shade of pink with glimmers of livelier red and orange throughout. Nevertheless, it still carries all the lightness and brilliance that typically sets that shade apart.

Zinnia Scarlet (Bruning Paints)
Hex #FF8696
RGB 255, 134, 150
CMYK 0, 47, 41, 0

Zinnia Yellow (Huls)

Finally, Zinnia Yellow (Huls) is a dizzying shade of bright orange-yellow with strong golden undertones. The last of the zinnia-inspired colors on this list, Zinnia Yellow (Huls) is a bright, summer-y cast.

Zinnia Yellow (Huls)
Hex #FFC000
RGB 255, 192, 0
CMYK 0, 25, 100, 0

Zinnwaldite

Zinnwaldite is a type of mica that can be spotted in a wide array of colors. As a color, however, Zinnwaldite refers to this gentle shade of light pinkish brown with hints of orange and red lurking beneath the surface.

Zinnwaldite
Hex #EBC2AF 
RGB 235, 194, 175
CMYK 0, 17, 26, 8

Zinnwaldite Brown

Zinnwaldite Brown is a bold, deep shade of brown that almost passes as black at first glance. Nevertheless, the strong red undertones running throughout this shade give it a warmer, more intense finish that moves it back into the dark brown category.

Zinnwaldite Brown
Hex #2C1608 
RGB 44, 22, 8
CMYK 0, 50, 82, 83

Zip Line (Para Paints)

Named after the fast-paced ropes courses that are common features at summer camps around the world, Zip Line (Para Paints) is a fast-paced, breezy shade of medium-light green with strong brown and blue-gray undertones.

Zip Line (Para Paints)
Hex #81A599
RGB 129, 165, 153
CMYK 22, 0, 7, 35

Zipline Green (Valspar)

Zipline Green (Valspar) is a durable, hardworking green shade with strong brown and green undertones. The yellow-brown undertones mute the cooler green notes and give the color more of an outdoors-y, adventuresome feeling.

Zipline Green (Valspar)
Hex #7A7E63
RGB 122, 126, 99
CMYK 3, 0, 21, 51

Zippered Gray (Dutch Boy)

Zippered Gray (Dutch Boy) is a brisk, practical gray shade with glimmers of purple and blue running beneath the surface to provide a cooler, more rounded take on what would otherwise be a standard shade of gray.

Zippered Gray (Dutch Boy)
Hex #B0B5B9
RGB 176, 181, 185
CMYK 5, 2, 0, 27

Zippidy Doo Dah (Ace)

Zippidy Doo Dah (Ace) is a cool, lightweight shade of pale yellowish green—a mild blend of very light green with strong yellow and white undertones that evoke an aged, summery feeling.

Zippidy Doo Dah (Ace)
Hex #E3E6BF
RGB 227, 230, 191
CMYK 1, 0, 17, 10

Zippy Gold (Pratt and Lambert)

Zippy Gold (Pratt and Lambert) is a warm, cheerful shade of yellow with robust red and lighter orange undertones that give a little bit more energy to the overall color and create an overall “zippy” feeling.

Zippy Gold (Pratt and Lambert)
Hex #FAB836
RGB 250, 184, 54
CMYK 0, 26, 78, 2

Zippy Lavender (Dutch Boy)

Zippy Lavender (Dutch Boy) takes that same warmth and energy and applies it to a cooler lavender shade in order to generate this mild form of medium-dark purple with strong red and yellow undertones throughout.

Zippy Lavender (Dutch Boy)
Hex #C3A1AD
RGB 195, 161
CMYK 0, 17, 11, 24

Zircon

As a mineral, Zircon can take on just about any color, but most jewelry lovers are most familiar with the colorless variety, which is often used to make diamond alternatives and typically takes on this very pale shade of light blue off-white.

Zircon
Hex #F4F8FF 
RGB 244, 248, 255
CMYK 4, 3, 0, 0

Zirconia Teal (Matthews Paint)

Zirconia Teal (Matthews Paint), on the other hand, is a shadowy shade of bluish green with strong yellow and blue undertones that derives its inspiration from one of the more common natural appearances of zircon.

Zirconia Teal (Matthews Paint)
Hex #197576
RGB 25, 117, 118
CMYK 79, 1, 0, 54

Zither (True Value)

Named after the group of stringed instruments, Zither (True Value) is a lightweight, melodic shade of medium-dark purple that blends gray, purple, and red in order to generate a symphony of colors.

Zither (True Value)
Hex #755A87
RGB 117, 90, 135
CMYK 13, 33, 0, 47

Zoboba

Zoboba is a warm, desert-y shade of medium-light brown with durable red and warmer orange undertones that help to boost the sun-baked look of the overall shade and lend it a smidge of heat and intensity.

Zoboba
Hex #CC9966 
RGB 204, 153, 102
CMYK 0, 25, 50, 20

Zodiac

Zodiac is a deep, mysterious shade of blue with bold gray, black, and purple undertones. These darker undertones increase the drama of the color while pushing the darkness even further for a rich, weighty finish.

Zodiac
Hex #413A5D 
RGB 65, 58, 93
CMYK 30, 38, 0, 64

Zodiac Blue (Huls)

Zodiac Blue (Huls) takes the same dark blue boasted by the previous entry and gives it a bit of a spin. The strong white finish brightens the overall shade and tempers some of the deeper purple tones in order to generate a lighter, more open color.

Zodiac Blue (Huls)
Hex #37849E
RGB 55, 132, 158
CMYK 65, 16, 0, 38

Zodiac Gray (Duron)

Similarly, Zodiac Gray (Duron) is a much lighter shade than a “true” Zodiac, but the subtle purple undertones running throughout are still enough to give a clue as to this medium-dark gray shade’s original inspiration.

Zodiac Gray (Duron)
Hex #857D7F
RGB 133, 125, 127
CMYK 0, 6, 5, 48

Zodiac Night (ICI)

Finally, Zodiac Night (ICI) is a cool, brisk shade of green with strong blue and black undertones that increase the shade’s saturation to create a more rounded color and an earthy, organic overall finish.

Zodiac Night (ICI)
Hex #006E65
RGB 0, 110, 101
CMYK 100, 0, 8, 57

Zoe (Samson)

Zoe (Samson) is a warm, bold shade of very dark red with sturdy black and gray undertones. More of a Maroon than a “true” red color, Zoe (Samson) has plenty of passion and intensity to set it apart from other off-red shades.

Zoe (Samson)
Hex #5C2C32
RGB 92, 44, 50
CMYK 0, 52, 46, 64

Zoey Island (Martin Senour Paints)

Zoey Island (Martin Senour Paints) is a chilly shade of purple with strong red and pink undertones running throughout. A solid gray finish tempers some of the heat of those undertones, resulting in a brisk, muted shade of purplish gray.

Zoey Island (Martin Senour Paints)
Hex #C086B0
RGB 192, 134, 176
CMYK 0, 30, 8, 25

Zokine

Zokine is a medium-dark shade of green with vivid gray and black undertones and a whisper of brown. The brown finish gives the shade a more grounded feel, while the darker undertones help create a more dramatic finish.

Zokine
Hex #43523c 
RGB 67, 82, 60
CMYK 18, 0, 27, 68

Zombie

Zombie is a stifled shade of pale tan—a typical Flesh tone that’s been modified with a dash of green and yellow in order to generate a color inspired by the aged skin of the classic movie monsters.

Zombie
Hex #E4D69B 
RGB 228, 214, 155
CMYK 0, 6, 32, 11

Zombie Green (Cerakote)

Zombie Green (Cerakote) is a more cartoonish take on the same inspiration—a warm, bright shade of green with hints of brown and yellow, inspired by the clammy skin of zombies in various movies and television shows.

Zombie Green (Cerakote)
Hex #879E4E
RGB 135, 158, 78
CMYK 15, 0, 51, 38

Zomp

A popular shade in Australia and New Zealand, Zomp is a cool, cheerful shade of medium-light bluish green, with hints of warmer yellow underneath and a bright white overlay to lighten the overall shade.

Zomp
Hex #39A78E 
RGB 57, 167, 142
CMYK 66, 0, 15, 35

Zonda Grey (Pfleiderer)

Zonda Grey (Pfleiderer) is a pleasant shade of gray with strong red and purple undertones that add a touch of heat without adding too much color to this brisk gray shade.

Zonda Grey (Pfleiderer)
Hex #797372
RGB 121, 115, 114
CMYK 0, 5, 6, 53

Zone Grey (Matthews Paint)

Zone Grey (Matthews Paint) is very similar in appearance to the previous entry, but where Zonda Grey had more of a purple-red tint, Zone Grey (Matthews Paint) skews further towards the blue-green end of the scale.

Zone Grey (Matthews Paint)
Hex #767E80
RGB 118, 126, 128
CMYK 8, 2, 0, 50

Zoom (True Value)

Zoom (True Value) is an energetic, fast-paced shade of blue with firm green and yellow undertones. The resulting color is a bright, cheerful teal shade with solid white highlights throughout.

Zoom (True Value)
Hex #47B1B7
RGB 71, 177, 183
CMYK 61, 3, 0, 28

Zora (Kwal Paints)

Zora (Kwal Paints) is a very bright shade of golden yellow with heavy red and lighter orange undertones that add even more warmth to the shade while still letting the yellow notes shine through.

Zora (Kwal Paints)
Hex #FFCA42
RGB 255, 202, 66
CMYK 0, 21, 74, 0

Zorba

Zorba is a well-known type of scrap metal, so it’s no surprise that the color Zorba has a distinctly metallic finish—a mild shade of brown with steady gray and black undertones for a more industrial appearance.

Zorba
Hex #A59B91 
RGB 165, 155, 145
CMYK 0, 6, 12, 35

Zoraya Blue (Sears)

Zoraya Blue (Sears) is a very sweet, simple shade of light blue with strong gray and white undertones that lend it a more muted, distinguished look without overpowering too much of the blue color.

Zoraya Blue (Sears)
Hex #BCD1D1
RGB 188, 209, 209
CMYK 10, 0, 0, 18

Zorro (C2)

Inspired by the famous swashbuckling hero of the same name, Zorro (C2) is a bold, compelling shade of very dark black, with only a whisper of blue and purple to give it more of an open, finished appearance.

Zorro (C2)
Hex #2D3033
RGB 45, 48, 51
CMYK 12, 6, 0, 80

Zucchini (Dulux)

The first of a few colors inspired by the same fruit, Zucchini (Dulux) is a pale brownish white shade that derives its inspiration from the soft, light flesh of a ripe zucchini gourd.

Zucchini (Dulux)
Hex #DCD3BC
RGB 220M 211, 188
CMYK 0, 4, 15, 14 

Zucchini Flower (Dunn Edwards)

Zucchini Flower (Dunn Edwards) is a much more vivid shade—a brilliant reddish orange with strong yellow undertones, inspired by the cheerful flowers that grow on zucchini vines.

Zucchini Flower (Dunn Edwards)
Hex #E79F4D
RGB 231, 159, 77
CMYK 0, 31, 67, 9

Zuccini

Finally, Zuccini is a deep, rich shade of green with subtle yellow undertones and a gray-black finish that takes its inspiration from the sturdy, dark green rind that surrounds a zucchini’s softer flesh.

Zuccini
Hex #044022 
RGB 4, 64, 34
CMYK 94, 0, 47, 75

Zuider Zee (Huls)

Zuider Zee is an old name for a long-drained bay in the Netherlands, and the color Zuider Zee (Huls) captures some of the clear water and open sky of that historical bay in order to produce this cool, steady shade of medium-light blue.

Zuider Zee (Huls)
Hex #72C1C4
RGB 114, 193, 196
CMYK 42, 2, 0, 23

Zuli (Kelly Moore)

Zuli (Kelly Moore) is a mild gray shade with touches of red and orange running throughout that lend a little bit of heat to what would have been a very frosty shade of medium-dark gray.

Zuli (Kelly Moore)
Hex #656264
RGB 101, 98, 100
CMYK 0, 3, 1, 60

Zulu

Zulu is a deep, profound shade of gray with subtle brown and red undertones, inspired by the strength, heritage, and rich cultural history of the Zulu people in South Africa.

Zulu
Hex #585156 
RGB 88, 81, 86
CMYK 0, 8, 2, 65

Zumthor

Zumthor is a very light shade of blue that borders on white, with only a dash of deeper blue and violet notes to lend a touch of extra color and keep this shade from being entirely washed out.

Zumthor
Hex #EDF6FF 
RGB 237, 246, 255
CMYK 7, 4, 0, 0

Zuni Mist (Dunn Edwards)

The Zuni People are an indigenous people group native to North America, and Zuni Mist (Dunn Edwards) is a pale shade of bluish-green that captures some of the dry, open expanse of the region they call home.

Zuni Mist (Dunn Edwards)
Hex #E1F1E7
RGB 225, 241, 231
CMYK 7, 0, 4, 5

Zuni Turquoise (Sherwin Williams)

Zuni Turquoise (Sherwin Williams) is a bold, clear shade of green with strong blue and yellow undertones, inspired by the bright, vibrant colors that can often be found in Zuni art and craftsmanship.

Zuni Turquoise (Sherwin Williams)
Hex #06AD8B
RGB 6, 173, 139
CMYK 97, 0, 20, 32

Zunisha

Zunisha is a chilly shade of blue with very strong gray undertones and a cold black finish that almost completely erases any warmth gained from the subtle red and violet highlights that run throughout the color.

Zunisha
Hex #899BA9 
RGB 137, 155, 169
CMYK 19, 8, 0, 34

Zunza

Zunza is a pale green shade with subtle yellow undertones and a solid gray finish that balances out some of the warmer notes and creates a steady, unassuming shade of very light green with hints of brown throughout.

Zunza
Hex #BFD1BC 
RGB 191, 209, 188
CMYK 9, 0, 10, 18

Zurich White (Sherwin Williams)

Zurich White (Sherwin Williams) is a warm, cheerful shade of white with slight yellow and red undertones, inspired by the traditional architecture found in the historical Swiss city.

Zurich White (Sherwin Williams)
Hex #E7E2DA
RGB 231, 226, 218
CMYK 0, 2, 6, 9

Zutem

Zutem is a very warm shade of golden yellow with solid red and orange undertones. Its warmth is only tempered by the cool gray-black finish that mellows out some of its colors and gives it a more antique feeling.

Zutem
Hex #D4AA25 
RGB 212, 170, 37
CMYK 0, 20, 83, 17

All Colors A-Z

Here’s our complete list of colors in alphabetical order:

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z