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#8B008B Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Magenta

What is hex #8B008B Color?

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The color name of hex code #8B008B is Dark Magenta. The RGB values are (139, 0, 139) which means it is composed of 50% red, 0% green and 50% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:100 Y:0 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8B008B has a hue of 300°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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 #8B008B Color Codes

Color NameDark Magenta
RGB Values(139, 0, 139)
CMYK Values(0%, 100%, 0%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(300°, 100%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#990099
Inverse Color#74FF74 [Screamin' Green]
Closest Pantone®2415 C
Closest RAL4006 [Traffic purple]
Complementary Color#008B00 [Islamic Green]
#8B008B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#393939
Weighted Average (Luma)#282828
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6A6A6A

Hex #8B008B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8B008B. Complementary color is 008B00

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8B008B is #008B00 which is called Islamic Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8B008B color is offered by #008B00. 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.

8B008B 008B00
Analogous color palette with (8B008B, 8B0046 and 46008B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8B008B are #8B0046 and #46008B, called Rose Garnet and Indigo, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8B008B 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.

8B008B 8B0046 46008B
Split Complementary color palette with (8B008B, 468B00 and 008B46)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8B008B are #468B00 (Avocado) and #008B46 (Philippine 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.

8B008B 468B00 008B46
Triadic color palette with (8B008B, 8B8B00 and 008B8B)

Triadic Palette

#8B008B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8B8B00 (Olive) and #008B8B (Dark Cyan) along with #8B008B, 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.

8B008B 8B8B00 008B8B
Tetradic color palette with (8B008B, 8B8B00, 008B00 and 00008B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8B008B has #8B8B00 (Olive), #008B00 (Islamic Green) and #00008B (Dark 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.

8B008B 8B8B00 008B00 00008B
Square color palette with (8B008B, 8B4600, 008B00 and 00468B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8B008B contains #8B4600 (Dark Bronze), #008B00 (Islamic Green) and #00468B (Midnight Blue). 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.

8B008B 8B4600 008B00 00468B
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Hex #8B008B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8B008B 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.

8B008B 8B0014 8B6300 3C8B00 008B3C 00638B 14008B

Tints, Tones & Shades of 8B008B Color


  • Transparent A233A2A233A2
  • Transparent AE4DAEAE4DAE
  • Transparent B966B9B966B9
  • Transparent C580C5C580C5
  • Transparent D199D1D199D1
  • Transparent DCB3DCDCB3DC
  • Transparent E8CCE8E8CCE8
  • Transparent F3E6F3F3E6F3


  • Transparent 891A89891A89
  • Transparent 882688882688
  • Transparent 873387873387
  • Transparent 864086864086
  • Transparent 844D84844D84
  • Transparent 835A83835A83
  • Transparent 826682826682
  • Transparent 817381817381


  • Transparent 6F006F6F006F
  • Transparent 610061610061
  • Transparent 530053530053
  • Transparent 460046460046
  • Transparent 380038380038
  • Transparent 2A002A2A002A
  • Transparent 1C001C1C001C
  • Transparent 0E000E0E000E

#8B008B Color Patterns

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    #8B008B Leaves Pattern

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    #8B008B Houndstooth Pattern

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    #8B008B Trellis Pattern

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    #8B008B Plaid Pattern

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