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#8A2BE2 Hex Code

Color Name: Blue-Violet

What is hex #8A2BE2 Color?

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The color name of hex code #8A2BE2 is Blue-Violet. The RGB values are (138, 43, 226) which means it is composed of 34% red, 11% green and 56% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:39 M:81 Y:0 K:11. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8A2BE2 has a hue of 271°, 81% saturation and a brightness value of 89%.
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 #8A2BE2 Color Codes

Color NameBlue-Violet
RGB Values(138, 43, 226)
CMYK Values(39%, 81%, 0%, 11%)
HSV/HSB Values(271°, 81%, 89%)
Closest Web Safe#9933CC
Inverse Color#75D41D [Dark Lemon Lime]
Closest Pantone®7442 C
Closest RAL4005 [Blue lilac]
Complementary Color#83E22B [Kiwi]
#8A2BE2 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#888888
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Luma)#4C4C4C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#909090

Hex #8A2BE2 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8A2BE2. Complementary color is 83E22B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8A2BE2 is #83E22B which is called Kiwi. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8A2BE2 color is offered by #83E22B. 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 (8A2BE2, E22BDF and 2F2BE2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8A2BE2 are #E22BDF and #2F2BE2, called Steel Pink and Palatinate Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8A2BE2 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.

8A2BE2 E22BDF 2F2BE2
Split Complementary color palette with (8A2BE2, DFE22B and 2BE22F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8A2BE2 are #DFE22B (Pear) and #2BE22F (Lime Green). 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.

8A2BE2 DFE22B 2BE22F
Triadic color palette with (8A2BE2, E28A2B and 2BE28A)

Triadic Palette

#8A2BE2 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E28A2B (Cadmium Orange) and #2BE28A (UFO Green) along with #8A2BE2, 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 (8A2BE2, E28A2B, 83E22B and 2B83E2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8A2BE2 has #E28A2B (Cadmium Orange), #83E22B (Kiwi) and #2B83E2 (Bleu De France). 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.

8A2BE2 E28A2B 83E22B 2B83E2
Square color palette with (8A2BE2, E22F2B, 83E22B and 2BDFE2)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8A2BE2 contains #E22F2B (Permanent Geranium Lake), #83E22B (Kiwi) and #2BDFE2 (Turquoise). 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.

8A2BE2 E22F2B 83E22B 2BDFE2
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Hex #8A2BE2 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8A2BE2 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 8A2BE2 Color


  • Transparent A155E8A155E8
  • Transparent AD6BEBAD6BEB
  • Transparent B980EEB980EE
  • Transparent C595F1C595F1
  • Transparent D0AAF3D0AAF3
  • Transparent DCBFF6DCBFF6
  • Transparent E8D5F9E8D5F9
  • Transparent F3EAFCF3EAFC


  • Transparent 883CCE883CCE
  • Transparent 8745C58745C5
  • Transparent 864DBB864DBB
  • Transparent 8556B18556B1
  • Transparent 845EA7845EA7
  • Transparent 83679D83679D
  • Transparent 826F94826F94
  • Transparent 81788A81788A


  • Transparent 6E22B56E22B5
  • Transparent 611E9E611E9E
  • Transparent 531A88531A88
  • Transparent 451671451671
  • Transparent 37115A37115A
  • Transparent 290D44290D44
  • Transparent 1C092D1C092D
  • Transparent 0E04170E0417

#8A2BE2 Color Patterns

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    #8A2BE2 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #8A2BE2 Plaid Pattern

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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.