When I was setting up the Scottish Blogs website I did a quick search for an image of the Scottish Flag. At the back of my mind was some sort of issue about making sure I used the correct colour of blue. I found several (hundred) flag images of varying shades from dark blue, to light blue and several in-between. But what was the correct colour to use?
Thankfully the Scottish government are on top of these pressing issues and today have confirmed that they have set standard colour for Saltire.
Pantone 300. Hex: #0072C6, RGB: 0 114 198, and which looks a little like this: