#9C65DF Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Pastel Purple

What is hex #9C65DF Color?

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The color name of hex code #9C65DF is Dark Pastel Purple. The RGB values are (156, 101, 223) which means it is composed of 33% red, 21% green and 46% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:30 M:55 Y:0 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, #9C65DF has a hue of 267°, 55% saturation and a brightness value of 87%.
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.

Hex #9C65DF Color Codes

Color NameDark Pastel Purple
RGB Values(156, 101, 223)
CMYK Values(30%, 55%, 0%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(267°, 55%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#9966CC
Inverse Color#639A20 [Olive Drab (#3)]
Closest Pantone®814 C
Closest RAL4005 [Blue lilac]
Complementary Color#A8DF65 [Inchworm]
#9C65DF Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A0A0A0
Desaturated#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#838383
Weighted Average (Luma)#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B1B1B1

Hex #9C65DF Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9C65DF. Complementary color is A8DF65

Complementary Palette

The complement of #9C65DF is #A8DF65 which is called Inchworm. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9C65DF color is offered by #A8DF65. 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 (9C65DF, D965DF and 656BDF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #9C65DF are #D965DF and #656BDF, called Orchid and Slate Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #9C65DF 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 (9C65DF, DFD965 and 6BDF65)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #9C65DF are #DFD965 (Booger Buster) and #6BDF65 (Pastel 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.

Triadic color palette with (9C65DF, DF9C65 and 65DF9C)

Triadic Palette

#9C65DF triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DF9C65 (Tan (Crayola)) and #65DF9C (Medium Aquamarine) along with #9C65DF, 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 (9C65DF, DF9C65, A8DF65 and 65A8DF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #9C65DF has #DF9C65 (Tan (Crayola)), #A8DF65 (Inchworm) and #65A8DF (Little Boy 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.

Square color palette with (9C65DF, DF656B, A8DF65 and 65DFD9)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #9C65DF contains #DF656B (Light Carmine Pink), #A8DF65 (Inchworm) and #65DFD9 (Sky Blue (Crayola)). 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 #9C65DF Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #9C65DF 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.

#9C65DF Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 9C65DF

    Dark Pastel Purple gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 9C65DF

    Dark Pastel Purple vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 9C65DF

    Dark Pastel Purple polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 9C65DF

    Dark Pastel Purple honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 9C65DF

    Dark Pastel Purple leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 9C65DF

    Dark Pastel Purple houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 9C65DF

    Dark Pastel Purple trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 9C65DF

    Dark Pastel Purple plaid pattern

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.