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#D8BFD8 Hex Code

Color Name: Thistle

What is hex #D8BFD8 Color?

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The color name of hex code #D8BFD8 is Thistle. The RGB values are (216, 191, 216) which means it is composed of 35% red, 31% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:12 Y:0 K:15. In the HSV/HSB scale, #D8BFD8 has a hue of 300°, 12% saturation and a brightness value of 85%.
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 #D8BFD8 Color Codes

Color NameThistle
RGB Values(216, 191, 216)
CMYK Values(0%, 12%, 0%, 15%)
HSV/HSB Values(300°, 12%, 85%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#274027 [Black Leather Jacket]
Closest Pantone®524 C
Closest RAL7047 [Telegrey 4]
Complementary Color#BFD8BF [Jet Stream]
#D8BFD8 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D0D0D0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C9C9C9
Weighted Average (Luma)#C6C6C6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DDDDDD

Hex #D8BFD8 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D8BFD8. Complementary color is BFD8BF

Complementary Palette

The complement of #D8BFD8 is #BFD8BF which is called Jet Stream. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D8BFD8 color is offered by #BFD8BF. 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 (D8BFD8, D8BFCC and CCBFD8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #D8BFD8 are #D8BFCC and #CCBFD8, called Thistle and Lavender Gray, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #D8BFD8 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 (D8BFD8, CCD8BF and BFD8CC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #D8BFD8 are #CCD8BF (Pastel Gray) and #BFD8CC (Jet Stream). 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 (D8BFD8, D8D8BF and BFD8D8)

Triadic Palette

#D8BFD8 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D8D8BF (Pastel Gray) and #BFD8D8 (Columbia Blue) along with #D8BFD8, 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 (D8BFD8, D8D8BF, BFD8BF and BFBFD8)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #D8BFD8 has #D8D8BF (Pastel Gray), #BFD8BF (Jet Stream) and #BFBFD8 (Lavender Gray). 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 (D8BFD8, D8CCBF, BFD8BF and BFCCD8)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #D8BFD8 contains #D8CCBF (Pastel Gray), #BFD8BF (Jet Stream) and #BFCCD8 (Light Periwinkle). 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 #D8BFD8 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #D8BFD8 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of D8BFD8 Color


  • Transparent E0CCE0E0CCE0
  • Transparent E4D2E4E4D2E4
  • Transparent E8D9E8E8D9E8
  • Transparent ECDFECECDFEC
  • Transparent EFE5EFEFE5EF
  • Transparent F3ECF3F3ECF3
  • Transparent F7F2F7F7F2F7
  • Transparent FBF9FBFBF9FB


  • Transparent C6B2C6C6B2C6
  • Transparent BEACBEBEACBE
  • Transparent B5A6B5B5A6B5
  • Transparent ACA0ACACA0AC
  • Transparent A399A3A399A3
  • Transparent 9A939A9A939A
  • Transparent 928D92928D92
  • Transparent 898689898689


  • Transparent AD99ADAD99AD
  • Transparent 978697978697
  • Transparent 827382827382
  • Transparent 6C606C6C606C
  • Transparent 564C56564C56
  • Transparent 413941413941
  • Transparent 2B262B2B262B
  • Transparent 161316161316

#D8BFD8 Color Patterns

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    #D8BFD8 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.