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Apply color to series and fields

In addition to specifying color based on thresholds, you can configure the color of series and field data. The color options and their effect on the visualization depends on the visualization you are working with. Some visualizations have different color options.

You can specify a single color, or select a continuous (gradient) color schemes, based on a value. Continuous color interpolates a color using the percentage of a value relative to min and max.

Before you begin

To apply color to series and fields:

  1. In panel display options, scroll to the Standard options or override section.

  2. Click the Standard options Color scheme drop-down, and select one of the following palettes:

Color modeDescription
Single colorSpecify a single color, useful in an override rule
From thresholdsInforms Grafana to take the color from the matching threshold
Classic paletteGrafana will assign color by looking up a color in a palette by series index. Useful for Graphs and pie charts and other categorical data visualizations
Green-Yellow-Red (by value)Continuous color scheme
Blue-Yellow-Red (by value)Continuous color scheme
Blues (by value)Continuous color scheme (panel background to blue)
Reds (by value)Continuous color scheme (panel background color to blue)
Greens (by value)Continuous color scheme (panel background color to blue)
Purple (by value)Continuous color scheme (panel background color to blue).
Color scheme
Color scheme