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The Complete List of Verbal HTML Colours

This background doesn't do justice to some colours but you can imagine what they are (being clever-can't miss out on the flattery!)

antiquewhite text
aqua text
aquamarine text
azure text

beige text
bisque text
black text
blanchedalmond text
blue text
blueviolet text
brown text
burlywood text

cadetblue text
chartreuse text
chocolate text
coral text
cornflowerblue text
cornsilk text
crimson text
cyan text

darkblue text
darkcyan text
darkgoldenrod text
darkgray text
darkgreen text
darkkhaki text
darkmagenta text
darkolivegreen text
darkorange text
darkorchid text
darkred text
darksalmon text
darkseagreen text
darkslateblue text
darkslategray text
darkturquoise text
darkviolet text
deeppink text
deepskyblue text
dimgray text
dodgerblue text

firebrick text
floralwhite text
forestgreen text
fuchsia text

gainsboro text
ghostwhite text
gold text
goldenrod text
gray text
green text
greenyellow text

honeydew text
hotpink text

indianred text
indigo text
ivory text

khaki text

lavender text
lavenderbush text
lawngreen text
lemonchiffon text
lightblue text
lightcoral text
lightcyan text
lightgoldenrodyellow text
lightgreen text
lightgrey text
lightpink text
lightsalmon text
lightseagreen text
lightskyblue text
lightslategray text
lightsteelblue text
lightyellow text
lime text
limegreen text
linen text

magenta text
maroon text
mediumaquamarine text
mediumblue text
mediumorchid text
mediumpurple text
mediumseagreen text
mediumslateblue text
mediumspringgreen text
mediumturquoise text
mediumvioletred text
midnightblue text
mintcream text
mistyrose text
moccasin text

navajowhite text
navy text

oldlace text
olive text
livedrab text
orange text
orangered text
orchid text

palegoldenrod text
palegreen text
paleturquoise text
palevioletred text
papayawhip text
peachpuff text
peru text
pink text
plum text
powderblue text
purple text

red text
rosybrown text
royalblue text

saddlebrown text
salmon text
sandybrown text
seagreen text
seashell text
sienna text
silver text
skyblue text
slateblue text
slategray text
snow text
springgreen text
steelblue text

tan text
teal text
thistle text
tomato text
turquoise text

violet text

wheat text
white text

yellow text
yellowgreen text

(Man! That took me ages! I hadn't learnt to type then.)
You can also specify colours in Hexadecimal RGB triplets. This has a two digit hexadecimal number to change the value of Red Green and Blue. Hexadecimal counts to 16 in one digit, eg.:
If you view the source of this page(always remember) you can see the hexadecimal triplets for each colour on this page. Experiment with them to achieve that perfect colour.