Unicode Character "❀" (U+2740)

The character (White Florette) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2740. It is encoded in the Dingbats block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as ❀.

Main Unicode Properties

Name White Florette
Unicode Codepoint U+2740
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Dingbats
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2740 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ❀
HTML (hex) ❀
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9D%80
CSS \002740
JavaScript, JSON \u2740
C, C++, Java \u2740
Python \u2740
Rust \u{2740}
Ruby \u2740

How to type "❀"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 4 0. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 4 0. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9D 0x80
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2740
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002740