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#BE81BC Hex Code

Color Name: African Violet

What is hex #BE81BC Color?

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The color name of hex code #BE81BC is African Violet. The RGB values are (190, 129, 188) which means it is composed of 37% red, 25% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:32 Y:1 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, #BE81BC has a hue of 302°, 32% saturation and a brightness value of 75%.
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 #BE81BC Color Codes

Color NameAfrican Violet
RGB Values(190, 129, 188)
CMYK Values(0%, 32%, 1%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(302°, 32%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#CC99CC
Inverse Color#417E43 [Fern Green]
Closest Pantone®7439 C
Closest RAL3015 [Light pink]
Complementary Color#81BE83 [Dark Sea Green]
#BE81BC Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A9A9A9
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Luma)#929292
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C1C1C1

Hex #BE81BC Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BE81BC. Complementary color is 81BE83

Complementary Palette

The complement of #BE81BC is #81BE83 which is called Dark Sea Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BE81BC color is offered by #81BE83. 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 (BE81BC, BE819E and A281BE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #BE81BC are #BE819E and #A281BE, called Opera Mauve and Lavender Purple, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #BE81BC 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 (BE81BC, 9EBE81 and 81BEA2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #BE81BC are #9EBE81 (Olivine) and #81BEA2 (Eton 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 (BE81BC, BCBE81 and 81BCBE)

Triadic Palette

#BE81BC triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BCBE81 (Sage) and #81BCBE (Pewter Blue) along with #BE81BC, 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 (BE81BC, BCBE81, 81BE83 and 8381BE)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #BE81BC has #BCBE81 (Sage), #81BE83 (Dark Sea Green) and #8381BE (Ube). 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 (BE81BC, BEA281, 81BE83 and 819EBE)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #BE81BC contains #BEA281 (Pale Taupe), #81BE83 (Dark Sea Green) and #819EBE (Air Superiority 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.

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Hex #BE81BC Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #BE81BC 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 BE81BC Color


  • Transparent CB9AC9CB9AC9
  • Transparent D2A7D0D2A7D0
  • Transparent D8B3D7D8B3D7
  • Transparent DFC0DEDFC0DE
  • Transparent E5CDE4E5CDE4
  • Transparent ECD9EBECD9EB
  • Transparent F2E6F2F2E6F2
  • Transparent F9F2F8F9F2F8


  • Transparent B281B0B281B0
  • Transparent AB81AAAB81AA
  • Transparent A581A4A581A4
  • Transparent 9F819E9F819E
  • Transparent 998098998098
  • Transparent 938092938092
  • Transparent 8C808C8C808C
  • Transparent 868086868086


  • Transparent 986796986796
  • Transparent 855A84855A84
  • Transparent 724D71724D71
  • Transparent 5F415E5F415E
  • Transparent 4C344B4C344B
  • Transparent 392738392738
  • Transparent 261A26261A26
  • Transparent 130D13130D13

#BE81BC 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.