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#8E5FAB Hex Code

Color Name: Purpureus

What is hex #8E5FAB Color?

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The color name of hex code #8E5FAB is Purpureus. The RGB values are (142, 95, 171) which means it is composed of 35% red, 23% green and 42% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:17 M:45 Y:0 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8E5FAB has a hue of 277°, 44% saturation and a brightness value of 67%.
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 #8E5FAB Color Codes

Color NamePurpureus
RGB Values(142, 95, 171)
CMYK Values(17%, 45%, 0%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(277°, 44%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#996699
Inverse Color#71A054 [Palm Leaf]
Closest Pantone®2583 C
Closest RAL4005 [Blue lilac]
Complementary Color#7CAB5F [Bud Green]
#8E5FAB Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#888888
Weighted Average (Most Common)#757575
Weighted Average (Luma)#6E6E6E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AAAAAA

Hex #8E5FAB Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8E5FAB. Complementary color is 7CAB5F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8E5FAB is #7CAB5F which is called Bud Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8E5FAB color is offered by #7CAB5F. 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 (8E5FAB, AB5FA2 and 685FAB)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8E5FAB are #AB5FA2 and #685FAB, called Pearly Purple and Dark Blue-Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8E5FAB 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 (8E5FAB, A2AB5F and 5FAB68)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8E5FAB are #A2AB5F (Olive Green) and #5FAB68 (Forest Green (Crayola)). 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 (8E5FAB, AB8E5F and 5FAB8E)

Triadic Palette

#8E5FAB triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AB8E5F (Bronze (Metallic)) and #5FAB8E (Polished Pine) along with #8E5FAB, 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 (8E5FAB, AB8E5F, 7CAB5F and 5F7CAB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8E5FAB has #AB8E5F (Bronze (Metallic)), #7CAB5F (Bud Green) and #5F7CAB (Glaucous). 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 (8E5FAB, AB685F, 7CAB5F and 5FA2AB)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8E5FAB contains #AB685F (Blast-Off Bronze), #7CAB5F (Bud Green) and #5FA2AB (Crystal 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.

Rainbow color

Hex #8E5FAB Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8E5FAB 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.

8E5FAB AB5F87 AB785F 9DAB5F 5FAB62 5FABA4 5F71AB

Tints, Tones & Shades of 8E5FAB Color


  • Transparent A57FBCA57FBC
  • Transparent B08FC4B08FC4
  • Transparent BB9FCDBB9FCD
  • Transparent C7AFD5C7AFD5
  • Transparent D2BFDDD2BFDD
  • Transparent DDCFE6DDCFE6
  • Transparent E8DFEEE8DFEE
  • Transparent F4EFF7F4EFF7


  • Transparent 8B66A28B66A2
  • Transparent 8A699E8A699E
  • Transparent 886C9A886C9A
  • Transparent 877096877096
  • Transparent 867391867391
  • Transparent 84768D84768D
  • Transparent 837989837989
  • Transparent 817D84817D84


  • Transparent 724C89724C89
  • Transparent 634378634378
  • Transparent 553967553967
  • Transparent 473056473056
  • Transparent 392644392644
  • Transparent 2B1D332B1D33
  • Transparent 1C13221C1322
  • Transparent 0E0A110E0A11

#8E5FAB Color Patterns

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    #8E5FAB Houndstooth Pattern

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    #8E5FAB Trellis Pattern

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    #8E5FAB 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.