#BB7EBE Hex Code

Color Name: African Violet

What is hex #BB7EBE Color?

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The color name of hex code #BB7EBE is African Violet. The RGB values are (187, 126, 190) which means it is composed of 37% red, 25% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:34 Y:0 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, #BB7EBE has a hue of 297°, 34% 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.

Hex #BB7EBE Color Codes

Color NameAfrican Violet
RGB Values(187, 126, 190)
CMYK Values(2%, 34%, 0%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(297°, 34%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#CC66CC
Inverse Color#448141 [Fern Green]
Closest Pantone®7439 C
Closest RAL3015 [Light pink]
Complementary Color#81BE7E [Iguana Green]
#BB7EBE Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A8A8A8
Desaturated#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#979797
Weighted Average (Luma)#909090
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BFBFBF

Hex #BB7EBE Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BB7EBE. Complementary color is 81BE7E

Complementary Palette

The complement of #BB7EBE is #81BE7E which is called Iguana Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BB7EBE color is offered by #81BE7E. 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 (BB7EBE, BE7EA1 and 9B7EBE)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #BB7EBE are #BE7EA1 and #9B7EBE, called Opera Mauve and Lavender Purple, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #BB7EBE 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 (BB7EBE, A1BE7E and 7EBE9B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #BB7EBE are #A1BE7E (Olivine) and #7EBE9B (Dark Sea 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 (BB7EBE, BEBB7E and 7EBEBB)

Triadic Palette

#BB7EBE triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BEBB7E (Ecru) and #7EBEBB (Moonstone Blue) along with #BB7EBE, 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 (BB7EBE, BEBB7E, 81BE7E and 7E81BE)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #BB7EBE has #BEBB7E (Ecru), #81BE7E (Iguana Green) and #7E81BE (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.

Square color palette with (BB7EBE, BE9B7E, 81BE7E and 7EA1BE)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #BB7EBE contains #BE9B7E (Pale Taupe), #81BE7E (Iguana Green) and #7EA1BE (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.

Rainbow color

Hex #BB7EBE Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #BB7EBE 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.

#BB7EBE Color Patterns

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    African Violet Gingham Checks

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    African Violet Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    African Violet Polka Dots Pattern

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    African Violet Honeycomb Pattern

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    African Violet Leaves Pattern

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    African Violet Houndstooth Pattern

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    African Violet Trellis Pattern

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    African Violet 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.