#EC96CF Hex Code

Color Name: Orchid (Crayola)

What is hex #EC96CF Color?

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The color name of hex code #EC96CF is Orchid (Crayola). The RGB values are (236, 150, 207) which means it is composed of 40% red, 25% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:36 Y:12 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, #EC96CF has a hue of 320°, 36% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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 #EC96CF Color Codes

Color NameOrchid (Crayola)
RGB Values(236, 150, 207)
CMYK Values(0%, 36%, 12%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(320°, 36%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FF99CC
Inverse Color#136930 [La Salle Green]
Closest Pantone®223 C
Closest RAL3015 [Light pink]
Complementary Color#96ECB3 [Teal Deer]
#EC96CF Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C6C6C6
Desaturated#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Luma)#ACACAC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CFCFCF

Hex #EC96CF Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EC96CF. Complementary color is 96ECB3

Complementary Palette

The complement of #EC96CF is #96ECB3 which is called Teal Deer. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EC96CF color is offered by #96ECB3. 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 (EC96CF, EC96A4 and DE96EC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #EC96CF are #EC96A4 and #DE96EC, called Mauvelous and Bright Lilac, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #EC96CF 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 (EC96CF, A4EC96 and 96ECDE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #EC96CF are #A4EC96 (Granny Smith Apple) and #96ECDE (Pale Robin Egg 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 (EC96CF, CFEC96 and 96CFEC)

Triadic Palette

#EC96CF triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CFEC96 (Yellow-Green (Crayola)) and #96CFEC (Cornflower) along with #EC96CF, 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 (EC96CF, CFEC96, 96ECB3 and B396EC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #EC96CF has #CFEC96 (Yellow-Green (Crayola)), #96ECB3 (Teal Deer) and #B396EC (Bright Lavender). 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 (EC96CF, ECDE96, 96ECB3 and 96A4EC)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #EC96CF contains #ECDE96 (Khaki (X11)), #96ECB3 (Teal Deer) and #96A4EC (Light Cobalt 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 #EC96CF Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #EC96CF 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.

#EC96CF Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - EC96CF

    Orchid (Crayola) gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - EC96CF

    Orchid (Crayola) vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - EC96CF

    Orchid (Crayola) polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - EC96CF

    Orchid (Crayola) honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - EC96CF

    Orchid (Crayola) leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - EC96CF

    Orchid (Crayola) houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - EC96CF

    Orchid (Crayola) trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - EC96CF

    Orchid (Crayola) 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.