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Black Iris Color

HEX #2B3042 / RGB (43, 48, 66)

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What is Black Iris Color?

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Black Iris is a Pantone textile Cotton eXtended color with the PMS number 19-3921 TCX. It is not a web color and cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. However, it can be applied to web pages and digital works with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
Black Iris color hex code is #2B3042 with RGB (43, 48, 66). Please note that the equivalent RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code and are only approximates.

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Black Iris Color Codes

Hex Code#2B3042
RGB Values(43, 48, 66)
CMYK Values(35%, 27%, 0%, 74%)
HSV/HSB Values(227°, 35%, 26%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#D4CFBD [Pastel Gray]
Pantone®19-3921 TCX
Closest RAL5008 [Grey blue]
Complementary Color#423D2B [Jacko Bean]
Black Iris Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#343434
Weighted Average (Most Common)#303030
Weighted Average (Luma)#303030
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#747474

Black Iris Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2B3042. Complementary color is 423D2B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Black Iris is Jacko Bean with the hex code #423D2B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2B3042 color is offered by #423D2B. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (2B3042, 322B42 and 2B3C42)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Black Iris (#2B3042) are Gunmetal (#322B42) and Outer Space (Crayola) (#2B3C42). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Black Iris with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (2B3042, 42322B and 3C422B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Black Iris (#2B3042) are #42322B (Old Burgundy) and #3C422B (Kombu Green). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (2B3042, 422B30 and 30422B)

Triadic Palette

Black Iris triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #422B30 (Old Burgundy) and #30422B (Kombu Green) along with #2B3042 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (2B3042, 422B30, 423D2B and 2B423D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Black Iris has four colors - #422B30 (Old Burgundy), #423D2B (Jacko Bean) and #2B423D (Outer Space (Crayola)) in addition to the base color (#2B3042). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (2B3042, 422B3C, 423D2B and 2B4232)

Square Palette

Black Iris square color palette has #422B3C (Old Burgundy), #423D2B (Jacko Bean) and #2B4232 (Kombu Green). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Black Iris Color Rainbow Palette

Our Black Iris rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Black Iris Color


  • Transparent 555968555968
  • Transparent 6B6E7B6B6E7B
  • Transparent 80838E80838E
  • Transparent 9598A19598A1
  • Transparent AAACB3AAACB3
  • Transparent BFC1C6BFC1C6
  • Transparent D5D6D9D5D6D9
  • Transparent EAEAECEAEAEC


  • Transparent 3C404E3C404E
  • Transparent 454855454855
  • Transparent 4D505B4D505B
  • Transparent 565861565861
  • Transparent 5E60675E6067
  • Transparent 67686D67686D
  • Transparent 6F70746F7074
  • Transparent 78787A78787A


  • Transparent 222635222635
  • Transparent 1E222E1E222E
  • Transparent 1A1D281A1D28
  • Transparent 161821161821
  • Transparent 11131A11131A
  • Transparent 0D0E140D0E14
  • Transparent 090A0D090A0D
  • Transparent 040507040507

Black Iris Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Black Iris Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Black Iris Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Iris Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Iris Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Iris Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Iris Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Iris Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Iris Plaid Pattern

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