Crayola Colors

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Standard colors

This is a list of the 133 standard Crayola crayon colors. According to its chronology page, each “core color” was introduced in a specific year. The hex triplets below are approximately representative of the colors produced by the named crayons.

Color Hex Code RGB
1 Almond #EFDECD (239, 222, 205)
2 Antique Brass #CD9575 (205, 149, 117)
3 Apricot #FDD9B5 (253, 217, 181)
4 Aquamarine #78DBE2 (120, 219, 226)
5 Asparagus #87A96B (135, 169, 107)
6 Atomic Tangerine #FFA474 (255, 164, 116)
7 Banana Mania #FAE7B5 (250, 231, 181)
8 Beaver #9F8170 (159, 129, 112)
9 Bittersweet #FD7C6E (253, 124, 110)
10 Black #000000 (0,0,0)
11 Blizzard Blue #ACE5EE (172, 229, 238)
12 Blue #1F75FE (31, 117, 254)
13 Blue Bell #A2A2D0 (162, 162, 208)
14 Blue Gray #6699CC (102, 153, 204)
15 Blue Green #0D98BA (13, 152, 186)
16 Blue Violet #7366BD (115, 102, 189)
17 Blush #DE5D83 (222, 93, 131)
18 Brick Red #CB4154 (203, 65, 84)
19 Brown #B4674D (180, 103, 77)
20 Burnt Orange #FF7F49 (255, 127, 73)
21 Burnt Sienna #EA7E5D (234, 126, 93)
22 Cadet Blue #B0B7C6 (176, 183, 198)
23 Canary #FFFF99 (255, 255, 153)
24 Caribbean Green #00CC99 (0, 204, 153)
25 Carnation Pink #FFAACC (255, 170, 204)
26 Cerise #DD4492 (221, 68, 146)
27 Cerulean #1DACD6 (29, 172, 214)
28 Chestnut #BC5D58 (188, 93, 88)
29 Copper #DD9475 (221, 148, 117)
30 Cornflower #9ACEEB (154, 206, 235)
31 Cotton Candy #FFBCD9 (255, 188, 217)
32 Dandelion #FDDB6D (253, 219, 109)
33 Denim #2B6CC4 (43, 108, 196)
34 Desert Sand #EFCDB8 (239, 205, 184)
35 Eggplant #6E5160 (110, 81, 96)
36 Electric Lime #CEFF1D (206, 255, 29)
37 Fern #71BC78 (113, 188, 120)
38 Forest Green #6DAE81 (109, 174, 129)
39 Fuchsia #C364C5 (195, 100, 197)
40 Fuzzy Wuzzy #CC6666 (204, 102, 102)
41 Gold #E7C697 (231, 198, 151)
42 Goldenrod #FCD975 (252, 217, 117)
43 Granny Smith Apple #A8E4A0 (168, 228, 160)
44 Gray #95918C (149, 145, 140)
45 Green #1CAC78 (28, 172, 120)
46 Green Blue #1164B4 (17, 100, 180)
47 Green Yellow #F0E891 (240, 232, 145)
48 Hot Magenta #FF1DCE (255, 29, 206)
49 Inchworm #B2EC5D (178, 236, 93)
50 Indigo #5D76CB (93, 118, 203)
51 Jazzberry Jam #CA3767 (202, 55, 103)
52 Jungle Green #3BB08F (59, 176, 143)
53 Laser Lemon #FEFE22 (254, 254, 34)
54 Lavender #FCB4D5 (252, 180, 213)
55 Lemon Yellow #FFF44F (255, 244, 79)
56 Macaroni and Cheese #FFBD88 (255, 189, 136)
57 Magenta #F664AF (246, 100, 175)
58 Magic Mint #AAF0D1 (170, 240, 209)
59 Mahogany #CD4A4C (205, 74, 76)
60 Maize #EDD19C (237, 209, 156)
61 Manatee #979AAA (151, 154, 170)
62 Mango Tango #FF8243 (255, 130, 67)
63 Maroon #C8385A (200, 56, 90)
64 Mauvelous #EF98AA (239, 152, 170)
65 Melon #FDBCB4 (253, 188, 180)
66 Midnight Blue #1A4876 (26, 72, 118)
67 Mountain Meadow #30BA8F (48, 186, 143)
68 Mulberry #C54B8C (197, 75, 140)
69 Navy Blue #1974D2 (25, 116, 210)
70 Neon Carrot #FFA343 (255, 163, 67)
71 Olive Green #BAB86C (186, 184, 108)
72 Orange #FF7538 (255, 117, 56)
73 Orange Red #FF2B2B (255, 43, 43)
74 Orange Yellow #F8D568 (248, 213, 104)
75 Orchid #E6A8D7 (230, 168, 215)
76 Outer Space #414A4C (65, 74, 76)
77 Outrageous Orange #FF6E4A (255, 110, 74)
78 Pacific Blue #1CA9C9 (28, 169, 201)
79 Peach #FFCFAB (255, 207, 171)
80 Periwinkle #C5D0E6 (197, 208, 230)
81 Piggy Pink #FDDDE6 (253, 221, 230)
82 Pine Green #158078 (21, 128, 120)
83 Pink Flamingo #FC74FD (252, 116, 253)
84 Pink Sherbert #F78FA7 (247, 143, 167)
85 Plum #8E4585 (142, 69, 133)
86 Purple Heart #7442C8 (116, 66, 200)
87 Purple Mountain’s Majesty #9D81BA (157, 129, 186)
88 Purple Pizzazz #FE4EDA (254, 78, 218)
89 Radical Red #FF496C (255, 73, 108)
90 Raw Sienna #D68A59 (214, 138, 89)
91 Raw Umber #714B23 (113, 75, 35)
92 Razzle Dazzle Rose #FF48D0 (255, 72, 208)
93 Razzmatazz #E3256B (227, 37, 107)
94 Red #EE204D (238, 32, 77)
95 Red Orange #FF5349 (255, 83, 73)
96 Red Violet #C0448F (192, 68, 143)
97 Robin’s Egg Blue #1FCECB (31, 206, 203)
98 Royal Purple #7851A9 (120, 81, 169)
99 Salmon #FF9BAA (255, 155, 170)
100 Scarlet #FC2847 (252, 40, 71)
101 Screamin’ Green #76FF7A (118, 255, 122)
102 Sea Green #93DFB8 (147, 223, 184)
103 Sepia #A5694F (165, 105, 79)
104 Shadow #8A795D (138, 121, 93)
105 Shamrock #45CEA2 (69, 206, 162)
106 Shocking Pink #FB7EFD (251, 126, 253)
107 Silver #CDC5C2 (205, 197, 194)
108 Sky Blue #80DAEB (128, 218, 235)
109 Spring Green #ECEABE (236, 234, 190)
110 Sunglow #FFCF48 (255, 207, 72)
111 Sunset Orange #FD5E53 (253, 94, 83)
112 Tan #FAA76C (250, 167, 108)
113 Teal Blue #18A7B5 (24, 167, 181)
114 Thistle #EBC7DF (235, 199, 223)
115 Tickle Me Pink #FC89AC (252, 137, 172)
116 Timberwolf #DBD7D2 (219, 215, 210)
117 Tropical Rain
Forest
#17806D (23, 128, 109)
118 Tumbleweed #DEAA88 (222, 170, 136)
119 Turquoise Blue #77DDE7 (119, 221, 231)
120 Unmellow Yellow #FFFF66 (255, 255, 102)
121 Violet (Purple) #926EAE (146, 110, 174)
122 Violet Blue #324AB2 (50, 74, 178)
123 Violet Red #F75394 (247, 83, 148)
124 Vivid Tangerine #FFA089 (255, 160, 137)
125 Vivid Violet #8F509D (143, 80, 157)
126 White #FFFFFF (255, 255, 255)
127 Wild Blue Yonder #A2ADD0 (162, 173, 208)
128 Wild Strawberry #FF43A4 (255, 67, 164)
129 Wild Watermelon #FC6C85 (252, 108, 133)
130 Wisteria #CDA4DE (205, 164, 222)
131 Yellow #FCE883 (252, 232, 131)
132 Yellow Green #C5E384 (197, 227, 132)
133 Yellow Orange #FFAE42 (255, 174, 66)

Specialty Colors

24 silvery colors.

Aztec Gold Burnished Brown Cerulean Frost Cinnamon Satin
#C39953 #A17A74 #6D9BC3 #CD607E
Copper Penny Cosmic Cobalt Glossy Grape Granite Gray
#AD6F69 #2E2D88 #AB92B3 #676767
Green Sheen Lilac Luster Misty Moss Mystic Maroon
#6EAEA1 #AE98AA #BBB477 #AD4379
Pearly Purple Pewter Blue Polished Pine Quick Silver
#B768A2 #8BA8B7 #5DA493 #A6A6A6
Rose Dust Rusty Red Shadow Blue Shiny Shamrock
#9E5E6F #DA2C43 #778BA5 #5FA778
Steel Teal Sugar Plum Twilight Lavender Wintergreen Dream
#5F8A8B #914E75 #8A496B #56887D

Magic Scent

In 1994, Crayola produced a 16-pack of crayons that released fragrances when used. In 1995, Crayola changed some of the scents because of complaints received by parents that some of the crayons smelled good enough to eat, like the Cherry, Chocolate, & Blueberry scented crayons. Crayons with food scents were retired in favor of non-food scents. The colors’ hexadecimal values are approximated below:

Baby Powder Banana Blueberry Bubble Gum
#FEFEFA #FFD12A #4F86F7 #FFD3F8
Cedar Chest Cherry Chocolate Coconut
#C95A49 #DA2647 #BD8260 #FEFEFE
Daffodil Dirt Eucalyptus Fresh Air
#FFFF31 #9B7653 #44D7A8 #A6E7FF
Grape Jelly Bean Leather Jacket Lemon
#6F2DA8 #DA614E #253529 #FFFF38
Licorice Lilac Lime Lumber
#1A1110 #DB91EF #B2F302 #FFE4CD
New Car Orange Peach Pine
#214FC6 #FF8866 #FFD0B9 #45A27D
Rose Shampoo Smoke Soap
#FF5050 #FFCFF1 #738276 #CEC8EF
Strawberry Tulip
#FC5A8D #FF878D

Gem Tones

In 1994, Crayola released the Gem Tones, a pack of 16 crayons modeled after precious stones. The colors’ hexadecimal values are approximated below:

Amethyst Citrine Emerald Jade
#64609A #933709 #14A989 #469A84
Jasper Lapis Lazuli Malachite Moonstone
#D05340 #436CB9 #469496 #3AA8C1
Onyx Peridot Pink Pearl Rose Quartz
#353839 #ABAD48 #B07080 #BD559C
Ruby Sapphire Smokey Topaz Tiger’s Eye
#AA4069 #2D5DA1 #832A0D #B56917

Changeables

The Crayola Changeables crayons were introduced in 1995. The chart includes the color changer, an off-white crayon that goes on clear and initiates the color changes in the other crayons from the “From color” to the “To color”.

From color To color
Blue Magenta
#C0E7F1 #EB58DD
Green Violet
#91E351 #963D7F
Orange Black
#FF8071 #000000
Pink Yellow
#FF8ABA #FFF7CC
Red Blue
#F4405D #131391
Yellow Green
#FDFD07 #4F7948
Color changer
#FFE9D1

Pearl Brite

In 1997, Crayola released a 16-pack of Pearl Brite crayons:The colors are those named below, each followed by the word “Pearl”.

Aqua Black Coral Caribbean Green Cultured
#5FBED7 #54626F #6ADA8E #F5F5F5
Key Lime Mandarin Midnight Mystic
#E8F48C #F37A48 #702670 #D65282
Ocean Blue Ocean Green Orchid Rose
#4F42B5 #48BF91 #7B4259 #F03865
Salmon Sunny Sunset Turquoise
#F1444A #F2F27A #F1CC79 #3BBCD0

Crayons with Glitter

In 1999, Crayola released Crayons with Glitter as part of a Special Effects crayons package. In the below list, the background represents crayon color, and the highlighted “square of glitter” around text represents glitter color.

Crayon name Crayon name
Primary Other Primary Other
Black With
Glitzy Gold Glitter
Blue With
Shimmering Silver Glitter
#000000 #E7C697 #1F75FE #CDC5C2
Blue Green with Glitzy Gold Glitter Carnation Pink With Lavender Glitter
#0D98BA #E7C697 #FFAACC #FCB4D5
Green With Twinkling Turquoise Glitter Maroon With Glitzy Gold Glitter
#1CAC78 #77DDE7 #C8385A #E7C697
Orange With Twinkling Turquoise Glitter Orchid With Twinkling Turquoise Glitter
#FF7538 #77DDE7 #E6A8D7 #77DDE7
Red With Shimmering Silver Glitter Red Violet With Glitzy Gold Glitter
#EE204D #CDC5C2 #C0448F #E7C697
Royal Purple With Ruby Red Glitter Sky Blue With Glitzy Gold Glitter
#7851A9 #EE204D #80DAEB #E7C697
White With Confetti Glitter White With Glitzy Gold Glitter
#FFFFFF Various #FFFFFF #E7C697
Yellow With Rainbow Glitter Yellow Green With Silver Glitter
#FCE883 Various #C5E384 #CDC5C2

Metallic FX

In 2001, Crayola produced the Metallic FX crayons, a set of 16 metallic crayons whose names were chosen through a contest open to residents of the U.S. and Canada.The hex triplets below are representative of the colors produced by the named crayons.

Color Hex Code RGB
1 Alloy Orange #C46210 (196, 98, 16)
2 B’dazzled Blue #2E5894 (46, 88, 148)
3 Big Dip O’ Ruby #9C2542 (156, 37, 66)
4 Bittersweet Shimmer #BF4F51 (191, 79, 81)
5 Blast Off Bronze #A57164 (165, 113, 100)
6 Cyber Grape #58427C (88, 66, 124)
7 Deep Space Sparkle #4A646C (74, 100, 108)
8 Gold Fusion #85754E (133, 117, 78)
9 Illuminating Emerald #319177 (49, 145, 119)
10 MetallicSeaweed #0A7E8C (10, 126, 140)
11 Metallic Sunburst #9C7C38 (156, 124, 56)
12 Razzmic Berry #8D4E85 (141, 78, 133)
13 Sheen Green #8FD400 (143, 212, 0)
14 Shimmering Blush #D98695 (217, 134, 149)
15 Sonic Silver #757575 (117, 117, 117)
16 Steel Blue #0081AB (0, 129, 171)

Silly Scents

The Silly Scents are produced by Crayola in a 16-pack. Colors are approximated.

Alien Armpit Big Foot Feet Booger Buster Dingy Dungeon
#84DE02 #E88E5A #DDE26A #C53151
Gargoyle Gas Giant’s Club Magic Potion Mummy’s Tomb
#FFDF46 #B05C52 #FF4466 #828E84
Ogre Odor Pixie Powder Princess Perfume Sasquatch Socks
#FD5240 #391285 #FF85CF #FF4681
Sea Serpent Smashed Pumpkin Sunburnt Cyclops Winter Wizard
#4BC7CF #FF6D3A #FF404C #A0E6FF

Heads ‘n Tails

The eight Heads ‘n Tails crayons are double-sided and encased in plastic tubes that function much like the ones on Crayola Twistables. Each crayon has two shades of color, for a total of 16 colors, which are approximated by the background colors and hex RGB values below.

Sizzling Red Red Salsa Tart Orange Orange Soda
#FF3855 #FD3A4A #FB4D46 #FA5B3D
Bright Yellow Yellow Sunshine Slimy Green Green Lizard
#FFAA1D #FFF700 #299617 #A7F432
Denim Blue Blue Jeans Plump Purple Purple Plum
#2243B6 #5DADEC #5946B2 #9C51B6
Sweet Brown Brown Sugar Eerie Black Black Shadows
#A83731 #AF6E4D #1B1B1B #BFAFB2

True to Life

In 2007, Crayola released the set of eight True to Life crayons. Each crayon is extra-long and contained within a plastic casing similar to that of Crayola Twistables crayons. In the table, the background approximates the primary color and the text is in the two supporting colors. The approximate RGB hex values for each are given as well.

Crayon name Crayon name
Primary Other1 Other2 Primary Other1 Other2
Amazon Forest Caribbean Current
#92F646 #FDFE03 #CBFB07 #5D8DDF #DACED2 #30D6A4
Florida Sunrise Grand Canyon
#FFB329 #FFD82C #FFCC6B #6D3834 #B36058 #000000
Maui Sunset Milky Way
#8E599F #EC872B #FA79B9 #070707 #8D479D #6E7FE7
Sahara Desert Yosemite Campfire
#F5CBBD #B06E54 #D0C6C6 #ED4C44 #EF8E30 #A95E34

Extreme Twistables Colors

In 2009, Crayola released eight crayons in long twistable barrels.The approximate colors and RGB hex values are shown below.

Fiery Rose Sizzling Sunrise Heat Wave Lemon Glacier
#FF5470 #FFDB00 #FF7A00 #FDFF00
Spring Frost Absolute Zero Winter Sky Frostbite
#87FF2A #0048BA #FF007C #E936A7