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Bluish Purple Color

HEX #8661A5 / RGB (134, 97, 165)

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What is Bluish Purple Color?

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Bluish Purple has the hex code #8661A5. The equivalent RGB values are (134, 97, 165), which means it is composed of 34% red, 24% green and 42% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:19 M:41 Y:0 K:35. In the HSV/HSB scale, Bluish Purple has a hue of 273°, 41% saturation and a brightness value of 65%.
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.

Bluish Purple 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 Bluish Purple 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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Bluish Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#8661A5
RGB Values(134, 97, 165)
CMYK Values(19%, 41%, 0%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(273°, 41%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#996699
Inverse Color#799E5A [Moss Green]
Closest Pantone®7676 C
Closest RAL4005 [Blue lilac]
Complementary Color#80A561 [Asparagus]
Bluish Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#747474
Weighted Average (Luma)#6E6E6E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AAAAAA

Bluish Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8661A5. Complementary color is 80A561

Complementary Palette

The complement of Bluish Purple is Asparagus with the hex code #80A561. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8661A5 color is offered by #80A561. 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 (8661A5, A561A2 and 6461A5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Bluish Purple (#8661A5) are Pearly Purple (#A561A2) and Dark Blue-Gray (#6461A5). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Bluish Purple 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 (8661A5, A2A561 and 61A564)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Bluish Purple (#8661A5) are #A2A561 (Olive Green) and #61A564 (Forest Green (Crayola)). 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 (8661A5, A58661 and 61A586)

Triadic Palette

Bluish Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A58661 (Café Au Lait) and #61A586 (Polished Pine) along with #8661A5 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 (8661A5, A58661, 80A561 and 6180A5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Bluish Purple has four colors - #A58661 (Café Au Lait), #80A561 (Asparagus) and #6180A5 (Rackley) in addition to the base color (#8661A5). 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 (8661A5, A56461, 80A561 and 61A2A5)

Square Palette

Bluish Purple square color palette has #A56461 (Deep Puce), #80A561 (Asparagus) and #61A2A5 (Cadet Blue). 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

Bluish Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Bluish Purple 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 Bluish Purple Color


  • Transparent 9E81B79E81B7
  • Transparent AA90C0AA90C0
  • Transparent B6A0C9B6A0C9
  • Transparent C3B0D2C3B0D2
  • Transparent CFC0DBCFC0DB
  • Transparent DBD0E4DBD0E4
  • Transparent E7DFEDE7DFED
  • Transparent F3EFF6F3EFF6


  • Transparent 85679E85679E
  • Transparent 846A9A846A9A
  • Transparent 846D96846D96
  • Transparent 837193837193
  • Transparent 82748F82748F
  • Transparent 82778B82778B
  • Transparent 817A87817A87
  • Transparent 817D84817D84


  • Transparent 6B4E846B4E84
  • Transparent 5E44745E4474
  • Transparent 503A63503A63
  • Transparent 433153433153
  • Transparent 362742362742
  • Transparent 281D32281D32
  • Transparent 1B13211B1321
  • Transparent 0D0A110D0A11

Bluish Purple Color Patterns

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    Bluish Purple Gingham Checks

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  • Transparent

    Bluish Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bluish Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bluish Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bluish Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bluish Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bluish Purple Plaid Pattern

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