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#AB868C Hex Code

Color Name: English Lavender

What is hex #AB868C Color?

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The color name of hex code #AB868C is English Lavender. The RGB values are (171, 134, 140) which means it is composed of 38% red, 30% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:22 Y:18 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, #AB868C has a hue of 350°, 22% 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 #AB868C Color Codes

Color NameEnglish Lavender
RGB Values(171, 134, 140)
CMYK Values(0%, 22%, 18%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(350°, 22%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#547973 [Hooker's Green]
Closest Pantone®5005 C
Closest RAL4009 [Pastel violet]
Complementary Color#86ABA5 [Morning Blue]
#AB868C Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#949494
Weighted Average (Most Common)#929292
Weighted Average (Luma)#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BEBEBE

Hex #AB868C Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AB868C. Complementary color is 86ABA5

Complementary Palette

The complement of #AB868C is #86ABA5 which is called Morning Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AB868C color is offered by #86ABA5. 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 (AB868C, AB9386 and AB869F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #AB868C are #AB9386 and #AB869F, called Grullo and English Lavender, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #AB868C 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (AB868C, 86AB93 and 869FAB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #AB868C are #86AB93 (Morning Blue) and #869FAB (Weldon Blue). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (AB868C, 8CAB86 and 868CAB)

Triadic Palette

#AB868C triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8CAB86 (Dark Sea Green) and #868CAB (Cool Grey) along with #AB868C, 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 (AB868C, 8CAB86, 86ABA5 and A586AB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #AB868C has #8CAB86 (Dark Sea Green), #86ABA5 (Morning Blue) and #A586AB (Deep Amethyst). 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.

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Square color palette with (AB868C, 9FAB86, 86ABA5 and 9386AB)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #AB868C contains #9FAB86 (Grullo), #86ABA5 (Morning Blue) and #9386AB (Deep Amethyst). 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.

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Hex #AB868C Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #AB868C 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 AB868C Color


  • Transparent BC9EA3BC9EA3
  • Transparent C4AAAFC4AAAF
  • Transparent CDB6BACDB6BA
  • Transparent D5C3C6D5C3C6
  • Transparent DDCFD1DDCFD1
  • Transparent E6DBDDE6DBDD
  • Transparent EEE7E8EEE7E8
  • Transparent F7F3F4F7F3F4


  • Transparent A2858AA2858A
  • Transparent 9E84889E8488
  • Transparent 9A84879A8487
  • Transparent 968386968386
  • Transparent 918285918285
  • Transparent 8D82848D8284
  • Transparent 898182898182
  • Transparent 848181848181


  • Transparent 896B70896B70
  • Transparent 785E62785E62
  • Transparent 675054675054
  • Transparent 564346564346
  • Transparent 443638443638
  • Transparent 33282A33282A
  • Transparent 221B1C221B1C
  • Transparent 110D0E110D0E

#AB868C Color Patterns

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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.