Red and pink things you need to discover this Valentine’s

Is there any color nature can miss? This valentine, take time and explore the reds and pinks. It’s the ideal way to learn about colors, cultures and seasons.

 

Red and pink insects

Let’s dive into the insects that have red coloring. Did you that frogs, crabs and spiders have red coloring? Which other creature do you know that falls in this category? How about the deep dark red of the seven-spot ladybird?

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Red the color of prosperity and festivity

Red is the most popular color in China and represents fire. It’s a color that represents happiness, beauty, vitality, good luck, success and good future. Red outfits are also worn during weddings and festivals. During Chinese New Year, red envelopes are stuffed with money and distributed as gifts.

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Shades of red according to collinsdictionary.com

There are numerous shades of red and pink and all thanks to English Collins Dictionary. Take a look:

auburn a moderate reddish-brown colour

baby pink

 bay a moderate reddish-brown colour

burgundy a blackish-purple to purplish-red colour

burnt sienna a dark reddish-orange to reddish-brown colour

cardinal red a deep, vivid red colour

carmine a vivid red colour, sometimes with a purplish tinge

carnation a pink or reddish-pink colour

carroty of a reddish or yellowish-orange colour

cerise a moderate to dark red colour

herry a bright red colour; cerise

chestnut a reddish-brown to brown colour

cinnabar a bright red to reddish-orange; vermilion

claret a purplish-red colour

copper or coppery the reddish-brown colour of copper

coral a deep-pink to yellowish-pink colour

crimson a deep or vivid red colour

cyclamen a dark reddish-purple colour

damask the greyish-pink colour of the damask rose

dubonnet a dark purplish-red colour

flame a strong reddish-orange colour

flesh a yellowish-pink to greyish-yellow colour

foxy of a reddish-brown colour

fuchsia a reddish-purple to purplish-pink colour

ginger a reddish-brown or yellowish-brown colour

grenadine a moderate reddish-orange colour

gules(heraldry)the color red: indicated in engravings by parallel vertical lines

henna a reddish-brown or brown colour

 liver a reddish-brown colour, sometimes with a greyish tinge

magenta a deep purplish red that is the complementary colour of green and, with yellow and cyan, forms a set of primary colours

maroon a dark red to purplish-red colour

mulberry a dark purple colour

old rose a greyish-pink colour

oxblood a deep-red color

oyster pink a delicate pinkish-white colour, sometimes with a greyish tinge

peach a pinkish-yellow to orange colour

peach-blow a delicate purplish-pink colour

pink any of a group of colours with a reddish hue that are of low to moderate saturation and can usually reflect or transmit a large amount of light; a pale reddish tint

plum a dark reddish-purple colour

poppy a strong red to reddish-orange colour

puce a colour varying from deep red to dark purplish-brown

raspberry a dark purplish-red colour

rose a moderate purplish-red colour; purplish pink

roseate of the colour rose or pink

rosy of the colour rose or pink

ruby the deep-red colour of a ruby

russet brown with a yellowish or reddish tinge

rust a strong brown colour, sometimes with a reddish or yellowish tinge

salmon pink a yellowish-pink colour, sometimes with an orange tinge

sandy reddish-yellow

scarlet a vivid red colour, sometimes with an orange tinge

shell pink delicate whitish to yellow pink

strawberry a purplish-red colour

tea rose a yellowish-pink colour

terracotta a strong reddish-brown to brownish-orange colour

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