#2C46A5 Hex Code

Color Name: Violet-Blue

What is hex #2C46A5 Color?

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The color name of hex code #2C46A5 is Violet-Blue. The RGB values are (44, 70, 165) which means it is composed of 16% red, 25% green and 59% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:73 M:58 Y:0 K:35. In the HSV/HSB scale, #2C46A5 has a hue of 227°, 73% saturation and a brightness value of 65%.
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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Hex #2C46A5 Color Codes

Color NameViolet-Blue
RGB Values(44, 70, 165)
CMYK Values(73%, 58%, 0%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(227°, 73%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#333399
Inverse Color#D3B95A [Vegas Gold]
Closest Pantone®7685 C
Closest RAL5002 [Ultramarine blue]
Complementary Color#A58B2C [University Of California Gold]
#2C46A5 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#494949
Weighted Average (Luma)#474747
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8B8B8B

Hex #2C46A5 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2C46A5. Complementary color is A58B2C

Complementary Palette

The complement of #2C46A5 is #A58B2C which is called University Of California Gold. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2C46A5 color is offered by #A58B2C. 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 (2C46A5, 4F2CA5 and 2C83A5)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #2C46A5 are #4F2CA5 and #2C83A5, called Blue-Magenta Violet and Steel Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #2C46A5 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

2C46A5 4F2CA5 2C83A5
Split Complementary color palette with (2C46A5, A54F2C and 83A52C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #2C46A5 are #A54F2C (Medium Carmine) and #83A52C (Palm Leaf). 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 (2C46A5, A52C46 and 46A52C)

Triadic Palette

#2C46A5 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A52C46 (Amaranth Purple) and #46A52C (Wageningen Green) along with #2C46A5, our main color, 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 (2C46A5, A52C46, A58B2C and 2CA58B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #2C46A5 has #A52C46 (Amaranth Purple), #A58B2C (University Of California Gold) and #2CA58B (Jungle Green). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (2C46A5, A52C83, A58B2C and 2CA54F)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #2C46A5 contains #A52C83 (Maximum Red Purple), #A58B2C (University Of California Gold) and #2CA54F (Sea Green). 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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Hex #2C46A5 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #2C46A5 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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 2C46A5 Color


  • Transparent 566BB7566BB7
  • Transparent 6B7EC06B7EC0
  • Transparent 8090C98090C9
  • Transparent 96A3D296A3D2
  • Transparent ABB5DBABB5DB
  • Transparent C0C8E4C0C8E4
  • Transparent D5DAEDD5DAED
  • Transparent EAEDF6EAEDF6


  • Transparent 3D529E3D529E
  • Transparent 45579A45579A
  • Transparent 4E5D964E5D96
  • Transparent 566393566393
  • Transparent 5E698F5E698F
  • Transparent 676F8B676F8B
  • Transparent 6F74876F7487
  • Transparent 787A84787A84


  • Transparent 233884233884
  • Transparent 1F31741F3174
  • Transparent 1A2A631A2A63
  • Transparent 162353162353
  • Transparent 121C42121C42
  • Transparent 0D15320D1532
  • Transparent 090E21090E21
  • Transparent 040711040711

#2C46A5 Color Patterns

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.

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