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Blackcurrant Color

HEX #492950 / RGB (73, 41, 80)

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What is Blackcurrant Color?

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Blackcurrant has the hex code #492950. The equivalent RGB values are (73, 41, 80), which means it is composed of 38% red, 21% green and 41% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:9 M:49 Y:0 K:69. In the HSV/HSB scale, Blackcurrant has a hue of 289°, 49% saturation and a brightness value of 31%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Blackcurrant is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Blackcurrant CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Blackcurrant Color Codes

Hex Code#492950
RGB Values(73, 41, 80)
CMYK Values(9%, 49%, 0%, 69%)
HSV/HSB Values(289°, 49%, 31%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#B6D6AF [Light Moss Green]
Closest Pantone®262 C
Closest RAL4007 [Purple violet]
Complementary Color#305029 [Kombu Green]
Blackcurrant Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#414141
Weighted Average (Most Common)#373737
Weighted Average (Luma)#333333
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#777777

Blackcurrant Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 492950. Complementary color is 305029

Complementary Palette

The complement of Blackcurrant is Kombu Green with the hex code #305029. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #492950 color is offered by #305029. 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 (492950, 502944 and 362950)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Blackcurrant (#492950) are Dark Puce (#502944) and Jacarta (#362950). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Blackcurrant 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 (492950, 445029 and 295036)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Blackcurrant (#492950) are #445029 (Army Green) and #295036 (Cal Poly Pomona 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 (492950, 504929 and 295049)

Triadic Palette

Blackcurrant triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #504929 (Army Green) and #295049 (Dark Slate Gray) along with #492950 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 (492950, 504929, 305029 and 293050)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Blackcurrant has four colors - #504929 (Army Green), #305029 (Kombu Green) and #293050 (Space Cadet) in addition to the base color (#492950). 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 (492950, 503629, 305029 and 294450)

Square Palette

Blackcurrant square color palette has #503629 (Café Noir), #305029 (Kombu Green) and #294450 (Japanese Indigo). 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

Blackcurrant Color Rainbow Palette

Our Blackcurrant 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 Blackcurrant Color


  • Transparent 6D54736D5473
  • Transparent 806985806985
  • Transparent 927F96927F96
  • Transparent A494A8A494A8
  • Transparent B6A9B9B6A9B9
  • Transparent C8BFCBC8BFCB
  • Transparent DBD4DCDBD4DC
  • Transparent EDEAEEEDEAEE


  • Transparent 543A5A543A5A
  • Transparent 5A435E5A435E
  • Transparent 5F4C635F4C63
  • Transparent 655568655568
  • Transparent 6A5D6D6A5D6D
  • Transparent 706672706672
  • Transparent 756F76756F76
  • Transparent 7B777B7B777B


  • Transparent 3A21403A2140
  • Transparent 331D38331D38
  • Transparent 2C19302C1930
  • Transparent 251528251528
  • Transparent 1D10201D1020
  • Transparent 160C18160C18
  • Transparent 0F08100F0810
  • Transparent 070408070408

Blackcurrant Color Patterns

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    Blackcurrant Gingham Checks

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    Blackcurrant Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blackcurrant Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blackcurrant Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blackcurrant Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blackcurrant Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Blackcurrant Plaid Pattern

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