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Black Plum Color

HEX #6D5765 / RGB (109, 87, 101)

Beautiful black plum

What is Black Plum Color?

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Black Plum is a Pantone textile Cotton eXtended color with the PMS number 18-1706 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 Plum color hex code is #6D5765 with RGB (109, 87, 101). 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 Plum Color Codes

Hex Code#6D5765
RGB Values(109, 87, 101)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 7%, 57%)
HSV/HSB Values(322°, 20%, 43%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#92A89A [Morning Blue]
Pantone®18-1706 TCX
Closest RAL7039 [Quartz grey]
Complementary Color#576D5F [Stormcloud]
Black Plum Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#636363
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5F5F5F
Weighted Average (Luma)#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9D9D9D

Black Plum Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6D5765. Complementary color is 576D5F

Complementary Palette

The complement of Black Plum is Stormcloud with the hex code #576D5F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6D5765 color is offered by #576D5F. 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 (6D5765, 6D575A and 6A576D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Black Plum (#6D5765) are Wenge (#6D575A) and Granite Gray (#6A576D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Black Plum 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 (6D5765, 5A6D57 and 576D6A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Black Plum (#6D5765) are #5A6D57 (Axolotl) and #576D6A (Cadet). 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 (6D5765, 656D57 and 57656D)

Triadic Palette

Black Plum triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #656D57 (Axolotl) and #57656D (Black Coral) along with #6D5765 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 (6D5765, 656D57, 576D5F and 5F576D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Black Plum has four colors - #656D57 (Axolotl), #576D5F (Stormcloud) and #5F576D (Black Coral) in addition to the base color (#6D5765). 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 (6D5765, 6D6A57, 576D5F and 575A6D)

Square Palette

Black Plum square color palette has #6D6A57 (Axolotl), #576D5F (Stormcloud) and #575A6D (Black Coral). 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 Plum Color Rainbow Palette

Our Black Plum 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 Plum Color


  • Transparent 8A79848A7984
  • Transparent 998993998993
  • Transparent A79AA3A79AA3
  • Transparent B6ABB2B6ABB2
  • Transparent C5BCC1C5BCC1
  • Transparent D3CDD1D3CDD1
  • Transparent E2DDE0E2DDE0
  • Transparent F0EEF0F0EEF0


  • Transparent 715F6A715F6A
  • Transparent 73636D73636D
  • Transparent 756770756770
  • Transparent 776C73776C73
  • Transparent 787075787075
  • Transparent 7A74787A7478
  • Transparent 7C787B7C787B
  • Transparent 7E7C7D7E7C7D


  • Transparent 574651574651
  • Transparent 4C3D474C3D47
  • Transparent 41343D41343D
  • Transparent 372C33372C33
  • Transparent 2C23282C2328
  • Transparent 211A1E211A1E
  • Transparent 161114161114
  • Transparent 0B090A0B090A

Black Plum Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Black Plum Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Black Plum Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Plum Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Plum Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Plum Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Plum Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Plum Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Plum Plaid Pattern

Black Plum Color Interior Ideas

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