The color coral comes from the color class of cnidarians, also called corals.The color coral is a reddish-pinkish shade of orange. The color is named after the sea animal. The complementary color of coral is teal. Peaches Boutique stocks over 10,000 dresses in a variety of styles, colors and sizes for Prom 2015, including gorgeous shades of coral! So start shopping for your coral Prom dress today!