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Heliotrope Gray Color

HEX #AA98A9 / RGB (170, 152, 169)

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What is Heliotrope Gray Color?

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Heliotrope Gray has the hex code #AA98A9. The equivalent RGB values are (170, 152, 169), which means it is composed of 35% red, 31% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:11 Y:1 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, Heliotrope Gray has a hue of 303°, 11% saturation and a brightness value of 67%.
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.

Heliotrope Gray color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Heliotrope Gray 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.

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Heliotrope Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#AA98A9
RGB Values(170, 152, 169)
CMYK Values(0%, 11%, 1%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(303°, 11%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#556756 [Ebony]
Closest Pantone®5215 C
Closest RAL9006 [White aluminium]
Complementary Color#98AA99 [Morning Blue]
Heliotrope Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Luma)#9D9D9D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C7C7C7

Heliotrope Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AA98A9. Complementary color is 98AA99

Complementary Palette

The complement of Heliotrope Gray is Morning Blue with the hex code #98AA99. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AA98A9 color is offered by #98AA99. 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 (AA98A9, AA98A0 and A298AA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Heliotrope Gray (#AA98A9) are Heliotrope Gray (#AA98A0) and Heliotrope Gray (#A298AA). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Heliotrope Gray 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 (AA98A9, A0AA98 and 98AAA2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Heliotrope Gray (#AA98A9) are #A0AA98 (Quick Silver) and #98AAA2 (Quick Silver). 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 (AA98A9, A9AA98 and 98A9AA)

Triadic Palette

Heliotrope Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A9AA98 (Quick Silver) and #98A9AA (Cadet Grey) along with #AA98A9 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 (AA98A9, A9AA98, 98AA99 and 9998AA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Heliotrope Gray has four colors - #A9AA98 (Quick Silver), #98AA99 (Morning Blue) and #9998AA (Manatee) in addition to the base color (#AA98A9). 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 (AA98A9, AAA298, 98AA99 and 98A0AA)

Square Palette

Heliotrope Gray square color palette has #AAA298 (Quick Silver), #98AA99 (Morning Blue) and #98A0AA (Manatee). 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

Heliotrope Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Heliotrope Gray 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.

AA98A9 AA989A AAA698 9FAA98 98AAA1 98A4AA 9B98AA

Tints, Tones & Shades of Heliotrope Gray Color


  • Transparent BBADBABBADBA
  • Transparent C4B7C3C4B7C3
  • Transparent CCC1CBCCC1CB
  • Transparent D5CCD4D5CCD4
  • Transparent DDD6DDDDD6DD
  • Transparent E6E0E5E6E0E5
  • Transparent EEEAEEEEEAEE
  • Transparent F7F5F6F7F5F6


  • Transparent A293A1A293A1
  • Transparent 9D919D9D919D
  • Transparent 998E99998E99
  • Transparent 958C95958C95
  • Transparent 918A90918A90
  • Transparent 8D878C8D878C
  • Transparent 888588888588
  • Transparent 848284848284


  • Transparent 887A87887A87
  • Transparent 776A76776A76
  • Transparent 665B65665B65
  • Transparent 554C55554C55
  • Transparent 443D44443D44
  • Transparent 332E33332E33
  • Transparent 221E22221E22
  • Transparent 110F11110F11

Heliotrope Gray Color Patterns

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    Heliotrope Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

    Heliotrope Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heliotrope Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heliotrope Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heliotrope Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heliotrope Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heliotrope Gray Plaid Pattern

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