#4A227E Hex Code

Color Name: Spanish Violet

What is hex #4A227E Color?

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The color name of hex code #4A227E is Spanish Violet. The RGB values are (74, 34, 126) which means it is composed of 32% red, 15% green and 54% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:41 M:73 Y:0 K:51. In the HSV/HSB scale, #4A227E has a hue of 266°, 73% saturation and a brightness value of 49%.
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.

Hex #4A227E Color Codes

Color NameSpanish Violet
RGB Values(74, 34, 126)
CMYK Values(41%, 73%, 0%, 51%)
HSV/HSB Values(266°, 73%, 49%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#B5DD81 [Yellow-Green (Crayola)]
Closest Pantone®268 C
Closest RAL5002 [Ultramarine blue]
Complementary Color#567E22 [Sap Green]
#4A227E Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4E4E4E
Desaturated#505050
Weighted Average (Most Common)#383838
Weighted Average (Luma)#313131
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#757575

Hex #4A227E Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4A227E. Complementary color is 567E22

Complementary Palette

The complement of #4A227E is #567E22 which is called Sap Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4A227E color is offered by #567E22. 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 (4A227E, 78227E and 22287E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #4A227E are #78227E and #22287E, called Midnight and St. Patrick's Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #4A227E 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (4A227E, 7E7822 and 287E22)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #4A227E are #7E7822 (Spanish Bistre) and #287E22 (Forest Green (Web)). 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 (4A227E, 7E4A22 and 227E4A)

Triadic Palette

#4A227E triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7E4A22 (Russet) and #227E4A (Salem) along with #4A227E, 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.

Tetradic color palette with (4A227E, 7E4A22, 567E22 and 22567E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #4A227E has #7E4A22 (Russet), #567E22 (Sap Green) and #22567E (Metallic Blue). 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.

Square color palette with (4A227E, 7E2228, 567E22 and 227E78)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #4A227E contains #7E2228 (Antique Ruby), #567E22 (Sap Green) and #227E78 (Celadon 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.

Rainbow color

Hex #4A227E Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #4A227E 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.

#4A227E Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 4A227E

    Spanish Violet gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 4A227E

    Spanish Violet vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 4A227E

    Spanish Violet polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 4A227E

    Spanish Violet honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 4A227E

    Spanish Violet leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 4A227E

    Spanish Violet houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 4A227E

    Spanish Violet trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 4A227E

    Spanish Violet plaid pattern

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.