Dark Heather Color

HEX #5C6278 / RGB (92, 98, 120)

What is Dark Heather Color?

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Dark Heather has the hex code #5C6278. The equivalent RGB values are (92, 98, 120), which means it is composed of 30% red, 32% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:23 M:18 Y:0 K:53. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Heather has a hue of 227°, 23% saturation and a brightness value of 47%.
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.

Dark Heather 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Dark Heather Color Codes

Hex Code#5C6278
RGB Values(92, 98, 120)
CMYK Values(23%, 18%, 0%, 53%)
HSV/HSB Values(227°, 23%, 47%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#A39D87 [Grullo]
Closest Pantone®431 C
Closest RAL7031 [Blue grey]
Complementary Color#78725C [Pastel Brown]
Dark Heather Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#676767
Weighted Average (Most Common)#636363
Weighted Average (Luma)#626262
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A1A1A1

Dark Heather Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5C6278. Complementary color is 78725C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Heather is Pastel Brown with the hex code #78725C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5C6278 color is offered by #78725C. 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 (5C6278, 645C78 and 5C7078)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Heather (#5C6278) are Black Coral (#645C78) and Dark Electric Blue (#5C7078). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Heather 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 (5C6278, 78645C and 70785C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Heather (#5C6278) are #78645C (Deep Taupe) and #70785C (Axolotl). 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 (5C6278, 785C62 and 62785C)

Triadic Palette

Dark Heather triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #785C62 (Deep Taupe) and #62785C (Axolotl) along with #5C6278 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 (5C6278, 785C62, 78725C and 5C7872)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Heather has four colors - #785C62 (Deep Taupe), #78725C (Pastel Brown) and #5C7872 (Cadet) in addition to the base color (#5C6278). 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 (5C6278, 785C70, 78725C and 5C7864)

Square Palette

Dark Heather square color palette has #785C70 (Old Lavender), #78725C (Pastel Brown) and #5C7864 (Axolotl). 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

Dark Heather Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Heather 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 Dark Heather Color


  • Transparent 7D81937D8193
  • Transparent 8D91A18D91A1
  • Transparent 9DA1AE9DA1AE
  • Transparent AEB1BCAEB1BC
  • Transparent BEC0C9BEC0C9
  • Transparent CED0D7CED0D7
  • Transparent DEE0E4DEE0E4
  • Transparent EFEFF2EFEFF2


  • Transparent 63687A63687A
  • Transparent 676B7A676B7A
  • Transparent 6A6E7B6A6E7B
  • Transparent 6E717C6E717C
  • Transparent 72747D72747D
  • Transparent 75777E75777E
  • Transparent 797A7E797A7E
  • Transparent 7C7D7F7C7D7F


  • Transparent 4A4E604A4E60
  • Transparent 404554404554
  • Transparent 373B48373B48
  • Transparent 2E313C2E313C
  • Transparent 252730252730
  • Transparent 1C1D241C1D24
  • Transparent 121418121418
  • Transparent 090A0C090A0C

Dark Heather Color Patterns

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    Dark Heather Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dark Heather Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Heather Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Heather Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Heather Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Heather Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Heather Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Heather Plaid Pattern

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