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#DFBFCF Hex Code

Color Name: Thistle

What is hex #DFBFCF Color?

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The color name of hex code #DFBFCF is Thistle. The RGB values are (223, 191, 207) which means it is composed of 36% red, 31% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:14 Y:7 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, #DFBFCF has a hue of 330°, 14% 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.

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Hex #DFBFCF Color Codes

Color NameThistle
RGB Values(223, 191, 207)
CMYK Values(0%, 14%, 7%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(330°, 14%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#204030 [Medium Jungle Green]
Closest Pantone®679 C
Closest RAL9002 [Grey white]
Complementary Color#BFDFCF [Jet Stream]
#DFBFCF Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CFCFCF
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CACACA
Weighted Average (Luma)#C7C7C7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DDDDDD

Hex #DFBFCF Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DFBFCF. Complementary color is BFDFCF

Complementary Palette

The complement of #DFBFCF is #BFDFCF 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 #DFBFCF color is offered by #BFDFCF. 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 (DFBFCF, DFBFBF and DFBFDF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #DFBFCF are #DFBFBF and #DFBFDF, called Dust Storm and Thistle, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #DFBFCF 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 (DFBFCF, BFDFBF and BFDFDF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #DFBFCF are #BFDFBF (Jet Stream) and #BFDFDF (Columbia 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.

Triadic color palette with (DFBFCF, CFDFBF and BFCFDF)

Triadic Palette

#DFBFCF triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CFDFBF (Pastel Gray) and #BFCFDF (Light Periwinkle) along with #DFBFCF, 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 (DFBFCF, CFDFBF, BFDFCF and CFBFDF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #DFBFCF has #CFDFBF (Pastel Gray), #BFDFCF (Jet Stream) and #CFBFDF (Thistle). 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 (DFBFCF, DFDFBF, BFDFCF and BFBFDF)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #DFBFCF contains #DFDFBF (Bone), #BFDFCF (Jet Stream) and #BFBFDF (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 #DFBFCF Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #DFBFCF 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 DFBFCF Color


  • Transparent E5CCD9E5CCD9
  • Transparent E9D2DDE9D2DD
  • Transparent ECD9E2ECD9E2
  • Transparent EFDFE7EFDFE7
  • Transparent F2E5ECF2E5EC
  • Transparent F5ECF1F5ECF1
  • Transparent F9F2F5F9F2F5
  • Transparent FCF9FAFCF9FA


  • Transparent CCB2BFCCB2BF
  • Transparent C3ACB7C3ACB7
  • Transparent B9A6AFB9A6AF
  • Transparent B0A0A8B0A0A8
  • Transparent A699A0A699A0
  • Transparent 9D93989D9398
  • Transparent 938D90938D90
  • Transparent 8A86888A8688


  • Transparent B299A6B299A6
  • Transparent 9C86919C8691
  • Transparent 86737C86737C
  • Transparent 706068706068
  • Transparent 594C53594C53
  • Transparent 43393E43393E
  • Transparent 2D26292D2629
  • Transparent 161315161315

#DFBFCF Color Patterns

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    #DFBFCF Honeycomb Pattern

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    #DFBFCF Leaves Pattern

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    #DFBFCF Houndstooth Pattern

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    #DFBFCF Trellis Pattern

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    #DFBFCF 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.