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#6A5ACD Hex Code

Color Name: Slate Blue

What is hex #6A5ACD Color?

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The color name of hex code #6A5ACD is Slate Blue. The RGB values are (106, 90, 205) which means it is composed of 26% red, 22% green and 51% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:48 M:56 Y:0 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, #6A5ACD has a hue of 248°, 56% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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 #6A5ACD Color Codes

Color NameSlate Blue
RGB Values(106, 90, 205)
CMYK Values(48%, 56%, 0%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(248°, 56%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#6666CC
Inverse Color#95A532 [Citron]
Closest Pantone®2725 C
Closest RAL4005 [Blue lilac]
Complementary Color#BDCD5A [June Bud]
#6A5ACD Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#868686
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Luma)#666666
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A4A4A4

Hex #6A5ACD Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6A5ACD. Complementary color is BDCD5A

Complementary Palette

The complement of #6A5ACD is #BDCD5A which is called June Bud. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6A5ACD color is offered by #BDCD5A. 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 (6A5ACD, A45ACD and 5A84CD)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #6A5ACD are #A45ACD and #5A84CD, called Amethyst and Silver Lake Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #6A5ACD 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 (6A5ACD, CDA45A and 84CD5A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #6A5ACD are #CDA45A (Brown Yellow) and #84CD5A (Dollar Bill). 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 (6A5ACD, CD6A5A and 5ACD6A)

Triadic Palette

#6A5ACD triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CD6A5A (Copper Red) and #5ACD6A (Emerald) along with #6A5ACD, 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 (6A5ACD, CD6A5A, BDCD5A and 5ABDCD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #6A5ACD has #CD6A5A (Copper Red), #BDCD5A (June Bud) and #5ABDCD (Sea Serpent). 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 (6A5ACD, CD5A84, BDCD5A and 5ACDA4)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #6A5ACD contains #CD5A84 (Cinnamon Satin), #BDCD5A (June Bud) and #5ACDA4 (Medium Aquamarine). 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 #6A5ACD Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #6A5ACD 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of 6A5ACD Color


  • Transparent 887BD7887BD7
  • Transparent 978CDC978CDC
  • Transparent A69CE1A69CE1
  • Transparent B5ADE6B5ADE6
  • Transparent C3BDEBC3BDEB
  • Transparent D2CEF0D2CEF0
  • Transparent E1DEF5E1DEF5
  • Transparent F0EFFAF0EFFA


  • Transparent 6E62BE6E62BE
  • Transparent 7165B67165B6
  • Transparent 7369AE7369AE
  • Transparent 756DA7756DA7
  • Transparent 77719F77719F
  • Transparent 797597797597
  • Transparent 7C788F7C788F
  • Transparent 7E7C887E7C88


  • Transparent 5548A45548A4
  • Transparent 4A3F904A3F90
  • Transparent 40367B40367B
  • Transparent 352D67352D67
  • Transparent 2A24522A2452
  • Transparent 201B3E201B3E
  • Transparent 151229151229
  • Transparent 0B09150B0915

#6A5ACD 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.