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#8B228B Hex Code

Color Name: Maximum Purple

What is hex #8B228B Color?

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The color name of hex code #8B228B is Maximum Purple. The RGB values are (139, 34, 139) which means it is composed of 45% red, 11% green and 45% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:76 Y:0 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8B228B has a hue of 300°, 76% 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 #8B228B Color Codes

Color NameMaximum Purple
RGB Values(139, 34, 139)
CMYK Values(0%, 76%, 0%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(300°, 76%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#993399
Inverse Color#74DD74 [Pastel Green]
Closest Pantone®513 C
Closest RAL4006 [Traffic purple]
Complementary Color#228B22 [Forest Green (Web)]
#8B228B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#686868
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Luma)#404040
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#848484

Hex #8B228B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8B228B. Complementary color is 228B22

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8B228B is #228B22 which is called Forest Green (Web). Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8B228B color is offered by #228B22. 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.

8B228B 228B22
Analogous color palette with (8B228B, 8B2257 and 57228B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8B228B are #8B2257 and #57228B, called Dark Raspberry and American Violet, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8B228B 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.

8B228B 8B2257 57228B
Split Complementary color palette with (8B228B, 578B22 and 228B57)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8B228B are #578B22 (Maximum Green) and #228B57 (Sea 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.

8B228B 578B22 228B57
Triadic color palette with (8B228B, 8B8B22 and 228B8B)

Triadic Palette

#8B228B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8B8B22 (Old Moss Green) and #228B8B (Celadon Green) along with #8B228B, 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.

8B228B 8B8B22 228B8B
Tetradic color palette with (8B228B, 8B8B22, 228B22 and 22228B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8B228B has #8B8B22 (Old Moss Green), #228B22 (Forest Green (Web)) and #22228B (Cosmic Cobalt). 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.

8B228B 8B8B22 228B22 22228B
Square color palette with (8B228B, 8B5722, 228B22 and 22578B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8B228B contains #8B5722 (Russet), #228B22 (Forest Green (Web)) and #22578B (YInMn 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.

8B228B 8B5722 228B22 22578B
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Hex #8B228B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8B228B 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.

8B228B 8B2231 8B6D22 4F8B22 228B4F 226D8B 31228B

Tints, Tones & Shades of 8B228B Color


  • Transparent A24EA2A24EA2
  • Transparent AE64AEAE64AE
  • Transparent B97AB9B97AB9
  • Transparent C591C5C591C5
  • Transparent D1A7D1D1A7D1
  • Transparent DCBDDCDCBDDC
  • Transparent E8D3E8E8D3E8
  • Transparent F3E9F3F3E9F3


  • Transparent 893589893589
  • Transparent 883E88883E88
  • Transparent 874887874887
  • Transparent 865186865186
  • Transparent 845A84845A84
  • Transparent 836483836483
  • Transparent 826D82826D82
  • Transparent 817781817781


  • Transparent 6F1B6F6F1B6F
  • Transparent 611861611861
  • Transparent 531453531453
  • Transparent 461146461146
  • Transparent 380E38380E38
  • Transparent 2A0A2A2A0A2A
  • Transparent 1C071C1C071C
  • Transparent 0E030E0E030E

#8B228B Color Patterns

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    #8B228B Plaid Pattern

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