Fluorescent Purple

HEX #DF00FF / RGB (223, 0, 255)

Purple butterfly

What is Fluorescent Purple Color?

Fluorescent Purple (Hex code: DF00FF) Thumbnail

Fluorescent Purple has the hex code #DF00FF. The equivalent RGB values are (223, 0, 255), which means it is composed of 47% red, 0% green and 53% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:13 M:100 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Fluorescent Purple has a hue of 292°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

This bright purple color is created by mixing fluorescent blue and magenta pigments. It was very popular in the 1960s, especially in Hippie communities.
Other names: Psychedelic Purple and Phlox

Fluorescent Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#DF00FF
RGB Values(223, 0, 255)
CMYK Values(13%, 100%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(292°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#CC00FF
Inverse Color#20FF00 [Harlequin]
Closest Pantone®807 C
Closest RAL4003 [Heather violet]
Complementary Color#20FF00 [Harlequin]
Fluorescent Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5F5F5F
Weighted Average (Luma)#424242
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#868686

Fluorescent Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DF00FF. Complementary color is 20FF00

Complementary Palette

The complement of Fluorescent Purple is Harlequin with the hex code #20FF00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DF00FF color is offered by #20FF00. 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 (DF00FF, FF00A0 and 6000FF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Fluorescent Purple (#DF00FF) are Fashion Fuchsia (#FF00A0) and Electric Indigo (#6000FF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Fluorescent 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (DF00FF, A0FF00 and 00FF60)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Fluorescent Purple (#DF00FF) are #A0FF00 (Spring Bud) and #00FF60 (Guppie 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.

Triadic color palette with (DF00FF, FFDF00 and 00FFDF)

Triadic Palette

Fluorescent Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FFDF00 (Golden Yellow) and #00FFDF (Turquoise Blue) along with #DF00FF 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 (DF00FF, FFDF00, 20FF00 and 0020FF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Fluorescent Purple has four colors - #FFDF00 (Golden Yellow), #20FF00 (Harlequin) and #0020FF (Blue) in addition to the base color (#DF00FF). 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 (DF00FF, FF6000, 20FF00 and 00A0FF)

Square Palette

Fluorescent Purple square color palette has #FF6000 (Vivid Orange), #20FF00 (Harlequin) and #00A0FF (Vivid Cerulean). 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

Fluorescent Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Fluorescent 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Fluorescent Purple Color


  • Transparent E533FF#E533FF
  • Transparent E94DFF#E94DFF
  • Transparent EC66FF#EC66FF
  • Transparent EF80FF#EF80FF
  • Transparent F299FF#F299FF
  • Transparent F5B3FF#F5B3FF
  • Transparent F9CCFF#F9CCFF
  • Transparent FCE6FF#FCE6FF


  • Transparent CC1AE6#CC1AE6
  • Transparent C326D9#C326D9
  • Transparent B933CC#B933CC
  • Transparent B040C0#B040C0
  • Transparent A64DB3#A64DB3
  • Transparent 9D5AA6#9D5AA6
  • Transparent 936699#936699
  • Transparent 8A738D#8A738D


  • Transparent B200CC#B200CC
  • Transparent 9C00B3#9C00B3
  • Transparent 860099#860099
  • Transparent 700080#700080
  • Transparent 590066#590066
  • Transparent 43004D#43004D
  • Transparent 2D0033#2D0033
  • Transparent 16001A#16001A

Fluorescent Purple Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Fluorescent Purple Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Fluorescent Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Fluorescent Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Fluorescent Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Fluorescent Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Fluorescent Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Fluorescent Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Fluorescent Purple Plaid Pattern

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