The colors of the rainbow are: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet. 

Here are some color facts! The colors of the rainbow are: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet

What are the 5 primary colors?

François d’Aguilon’s notion of the five primary colors (white, yellow, red, blue, black) was influenced by Aristotle’s idea of the chromatic colors being made of black and white. The 20th century philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein explored color-related ideas using red, green, blue, and yellow as primary colors.

Color Wheel

List of Color

  • Yellow
  • Yellow Green
  • Violet Red
  • Violet
  • Wheat
  • Turquoise
  • Tomato
  • Thistle
  • Tan
  • Steel Blue
  • Spring Green
  • Slate Gray
  • Sky Blue
  • Sienna
  • Sea Green
  • Salmon
  • Orange Red
  • Navy Blue
  • Lime Green
  • Light Sea Green
  • Hot Pink
  • Dark Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Brown
  • Alice Blue
  • Antique White
  • Aquamarine
  • Azure
  • Blanched Almond
  • Blue Violet
  • Burlywood
  • Cadet Blue
  • Chartreuse
  • Chocolate
  • Coral
  • Cornflower Blue
  • Corn-silk
  • Cyan
  • Dark Goldenrod
  • Dark Olive Green
  • Deep Pink
  • Deep Sky Blue
  • Dim Gray
  • Dodger Blue
  • Firebrick
  • Forest Green
  • Gold
  • Gray (grey)
  • Indian Red

Names of Color with Examples

Gray – His hair is turning gray. (Not white*)

Yellow – She wore a yellow dress.

Yellow Green – In the dark he saw the wonderful yellow green glow.

Violet – Red and violet are at opposite ends of the spectrum.

Wheat – Wearing a blue skirt, microstrip wheat color skin looks so healthy, black hair like a waterfall vertically over the shoulders, with a reddish face.

Turquoise – The room was painted in turquoise.

Thistle – She sifted thistles through her thistle – sifter.

Tan – These shoes are tan, not dark brown.

Steel Blue – The bells were clanging in the high tower which soared up to a steel blue sky.

Sienna – A burnt umber man in a raw sienna compartment.

Sea Green – She wore pert green velvet slippers and a lovely sea green robe.

Orange Red – The orange red sun of Earth’s solar system is more resonant with red blood.

Navy Blue – She picked out a navy blue dress.

Lime Green – Walls were painted lime green and lilac.

Hot Pink – Only these caps with Yankees and Mets logos are hot pink and bright red, hardly the stuff of traditionalists.

Dark Green – They caught a glimpse of a dark green car.

Blue – She piped the skirt with blue silk.

Black – The black ox has trod on her foot.

Brown – The leaves turn brown in autumn.

Aquamarine -The water is the deepest[superlative] hue of aquamarine and whipped up into meringue peaks.

Azure – The sun shone out of a clear azure sky.

Chartreuse – For one, they come in unexpected shades of raspberry, orange, turquoise, gold and chartreuse.

Chocolate – He licked the chocolate off his fingers.

Coral – She was wearing a coral necklace.

Cornflower Blue – Her eyes were a bright, cornflower blue.

Cyan – The cyan sheet would, of course, be blank.

Deep Pink – It has deep pink scented flowers.

Gold – She wore a gold chain around her neck.