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Heron Blue Color

HEX #6E819D / RGB (110, 129, 157)

Little blue heron

What is Heron Blue Color?

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Heron Blue has the hex code #6E819D. The equivalent RGB values are (110, 129, 157), which means it is composed of 28% red, 33% green and 40% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:30 M:18 Y:0 K:38. In the HSV/HSB scale, Heron Blue has a hue of 216°, 30% saturation and a brightness value of 62%.
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.

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Heron Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#6E819D
RGB Values(110, 129, 157)
CMYK Values(30%, 18%, 0%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(216°, 30%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#917E62 [Shadow]
Closest Pantone®7667 C
Closest RAL5014 [Pigeon blue]
Complementary Color#9D8A6E [Beaver]
Heron Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7E7E7E
Weighted Average (Luma)#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B5B5B5

Heron Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6E819D. Complementary color is 9D8A6E

Complementary Palette

The complement of Heron Blue is Beaver with the hex code #9D8A6E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6E819D color is offered by #9D8A6E. 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 (6E819D, 736E9D and 6E999D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Heron Blue (#6E819D) are Rhythm (#736E9D) and Desaturated Cyan (#6E999D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Heron Blue 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 (6E819D, 9D736E and 999D6E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Heron Blue (#6E819D) are #9D736E (Burnished Brown) and #999D6E (Artichoke). 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 (6E819D, 9D6E81 and 819D6E)

Triadic Palette

Heron Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9D6E81 (Bazaar) and #819D6E (Asparagus) along with #6E819D 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 (6E819D, 9D6E81, 9D8A6E and 6E9D8A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Heron Blue has four colors - #9D6E81 (Bazaar), #9D8A6E (Beaver) and #6E9D8A (Oxley) in addition to the base color (#6E819D). 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 (6E819D, 9D6E99, 9D8A6E and 6E9D73)

Square Palette

Heron Blue square color palette has #9D6E99 (Mountbatten Pink), #9D8A6E (Beaver) and #6E9D73 (Oxley). 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

Heron Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Heron Blue 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 Heron Blue Color


  • Transparent 8B9AB18B9AB1
  • Transparent 9AA7BA9AA7BA
  • Transparent A8B3C4A8B3C4
  • Transparent B7C0CEB7C0CE
  • Transparent C5CDD8C5CDD8
  • Transparent D4D9E2D4D9E2
  • Transparent E2E6EBE2E6EB
  • Transparent F1F2F5F1F2F5


  • Transparent 728197728197
  • Transparent 738194738194
  • Transparent 758191758191
  • Transparent 77818F77818F
  • Transparent 79808C79808C
  • Transparent 7B80897B8089
  • Transparent 7C80867C8086
  • Transparent 7E80837E8083


  • Transparent 58677E58677E
  • Transparent 4D5A6E4D5A6E
  • Transparent 424D5E424D5E
  • Transparent 37414F37414F
  • Transparent 2C343F2C343F
  • Transparent 21272F21272F
  • Transparent 161A1F161A1F
  • Transparent 0B0D100B0D10

Heron Blue Color Patterns

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    Heron Blue Gingham Checks

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    Heron Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Heron Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heron Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heron Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heron Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heron Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Heron Blue Plaid Pattern

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