Calming Lavender

HEX #B4A1CA / RGB (180, 161, 202)

What is Calming Lavender Color?

Calming Lavender (Hex code: B4A1CA) Thumbnail

Calming Lavender has the hex code #B4A1CA. The equivalent RGB values are (180, 161, 202), which means it is composed of 33% red, 30% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:11 M:20 Y:0 K:21. In the HSV/HSB scale, Calming Lavender has a hue of 268°, 20% saturation and a brightness value of 79%.
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.

Calming Lavender color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, calming lavender can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

Calming Lavender Color Codes

Hex Code#B4A1CA
RGB Values(180, 161, 202)
CMYK Values(11%, 20%, 0%, 21%)
HSV/HSB Values(268°, 20%, 79%)
Closest Web Safe#CC99CC
Inverse Color#4B5E35 [Soldier Green]
Closest Pantone®522 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#B7CAA1 [Laurel Green]
Calming Lavender Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Luma)#A8A8A8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CDCDCD

Calming Lavender Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B4A1CA. Complementary color is B7CAA1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Calming Lavender is Laurel Green with the hex code #B7CAA1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B4A1CA color is offered by #B7CAA1. 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.

Analogous color palette with (B4A1CA, C9A1CA and A1A3CA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Calming Lavender (#B4A1CA) are Lilac (#C9A1CA) and Blue Bell (#A1A3CA). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Calming Lavender 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (B4A1CA, CAC9A1 and A3CAA1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Calming Lavender (#B4A1CA) are #CAC9A1 (Dark Vanilla) and #A3CAA1 (Eton Blue). 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.

Triadic color palette with (B4A1CA, CAB4A1 and A1CAB4)

Triadic Palette

Calming Lavender triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CAB4A1 (Dark Vanilla) and #A1CAB4 (Cambridge Blue) along with #B4A1CA create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (B4A1CA, CAB4A1, B7CAA1 and A1B7CA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Calming Lavender has four colors - #CAB4A1 (Dark Vanilla), #B7CAA1 (Laurel Green) and #A1B7CA (Wild Blue Yonder) in addition to the base color (#B4A1CA). 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.

Square color palette with (B4A1CA, CAA1A3, B7CAA1 and A1CAC9)

Square Palette

Calming Lavender square color palette has #CAA1A3 (Tuscany), #B7CAA1 (Laurel Green) and #A1CAC9 (Pastel 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.

Rainbow color

Calming Lavender Color Rainbow Palette

Our Calming Lavender 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Calming Lavender Color


  • Transparent C3B4D5#C3B4D5
  • Transparent CBBDDA#CBBDDA
  • Transparent D2C7DF#D2C7DF
  • Transparent DAD0E5#DAD0E5
  • Transparent E1D9EA#E1D9EA
  • Transparent E9E3EF#E9E3EF
  • Transparent F0ECF4#F0ECF4
  • Transparent F8F6FA#F8F6FA


  • Transparent AA9ABB#AA9ABB
  • Transparent A497B4#A497B4
  • Transparent 9F94AC#9F94AC
  • Transparent 9A91A5#9A91A5
  • Transparent 958D9E#958D9E
  • Transparent 908A96#908A96
  • Transparent 8A878F#8A878F
  • Transparent 858387#858387


  • Transparent 9081A2#9081A2
  • Transparent 7E718D#7E718D
  • Transparent 6C6179#6C6179
  • Transparent 5A5165#5A5165
  • Transparent 484051#484051
  • Transparent 36303D#36303D
  • Transparent 242028#242028
  • Transparent 121014#121014

Calming Lavender Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Calming Lavender Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Calming Lavender Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Calming Lavender Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Calming Lavender Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Calming Lavender Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Calming Lavender Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Calming Lavender Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Calming Lavender Plaid Pattern