#BC72A3 Hex Code

Color Name: Pearly Purple

What is hex #BC72A3 Color?

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The color name of hex code #BC72A3 is Pearly Purple. The RGB values are (188, 114, 163) which means it is composed of 40% red, 25% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:39 Y:13 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, #BC72A3 has a hue of 320°, 39% saturation and a brightness value of 74%.
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 #BC72A3 Color Codes

Color NamePearly Purple
RGB Values(188, 114, 163)
CMYK Values(0%, 39%, 13%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(320°, 39%, 74%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6699
Inverse Color#438D5C [Middle Green]
Closest Pantone®687 C
Closest RAL4003 [Heather violet]
Complementary Color#72BC8B [Iguana Green]
#BC72A3 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9B9B9B
Desaturated#979797
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Luma)#858585
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B9B9B9

Hex #BC72A3 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BC72A3. Complementary color is 72BC8B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #BC72A3 is #72BC8B 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 #BC72A3 color is offered by #72BC8B. 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 (BC72A3, BC727E and B072BC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #BC72A3 are #BC727E and #B072BC, called Turkish Rose and African Violet, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #BC72A3 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 (BC72A3, 7EBC72 and 72BCB0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #BC72A3 are #7EBC72 (Iguana Green) and #72BCB0 (Green Sheen). 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 (BC72A3, A3BC72 and 72A3BC)

Triadic Palette

#BC72A3 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A3BC72 (Olivine) and #72A3BC (Air Superiority Blue) along with #BC72A3, 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 (BC72A3, A3BC72, 72BC8B and 8B72BC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #BC72A3 has #A3BC72 (Olivine), #72BC8B (Iguana Green) and #8B72BC (Middle Blue Purple). 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 (BC72A3, BCB072, 72BC8B and 727EBC)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #BC72A3 contains #BCB072 (Misty Moss), #72BC8B (Iguana Green) and #727EBC (Toolbox). 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 #BC72A3 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #BC72A3 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.

#BC72A3 Color Patterns

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    Pearly Purple Gingham Checks

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    Pearly Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Pearly Purple Polka Dots Pattern

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    Pearly Purple Honeycomb Pattern

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    Pearly Purple Leaves Pattern

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    Pearly Purple Houndstooth Pattern

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    Pearly Purple Trellis Pattern

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    Pearly Purple 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.