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Iris Purple Color

HEX #897CAC / RGB (137, 124, 172)

Purple iris flower

What is Iris Purple Color?

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Iris Purple has the hex code #897CAC. The equivalent RGB values are (137, 124, 172), which means it is composed of 32% red, 29% green and 40% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:20 M:28 Y:0 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, Iris Purple has a hue of 256°, 28% saturation and a brightness value of 67%.
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.

Iris Purple is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Iris Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#897CAC
RGB Values(137, 124, 172)
CMYK Values(20%, 28%, 0%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(256°, 28%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#996699
Inverse Color#768353 [Gold Fusion]
Closest Pantone®7675 C
Closest RAL7001 [Silver grey]
Complementary Color#9FAC7C [Olivine]
Iris Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#909090
Weighted Average (Most Common)#858585
Weighted Average (Luma)#828282
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B7B7B7

Iris Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 897CAC. Complementary color is 9FAC7C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Iris Purple is Olivine with the hex code #9FAC7C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #897CAC color is offered by #9FAC7C. 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 (897CAC, A17CAC and 7C87AC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Iris Purple (#897CAC) are Lavender Purple (#A17CAC) and Shadow Blue (#7C87AC). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Iris Purple with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (897CAC, ACA17C and 87AC7C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Iris Purple (#897CAC) are #ACA17C (Grullo) and #87AC7C (Asparagus). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (897CAC, AC897C and 7CAC89)

Triadic Palette

Iris Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AC897C (Light Taupe) and #7CAC89 (Morning Blue) along with #897CAC create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (897CAC, AC897C, 9FAC7C and 7C9FAC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Iris Purple has four colors - #AC897C (Light Taupe), #9FAC7C (Olivine) and #7C9FAC (Weldon Blue) in addition to the base color (#897CAC). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (897CAC, AC7C87, 9FAC7C and 7CACA1)

Square Palette

Iris Purple square color palette has #AC7C87 (Turkish Rose), #9FAC7C (Olivine) and #7CACA1 (Green Sheen). 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

Iris Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Iris Purple rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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 Iris Purple Color


  • Transparent A196BDA196BD
  • Transparent ACA3C5ACA3C5
  • Transparent B8B0CDB8B0CD
  • Transparent C4BED6C4BED6
  • Transparent D0CBDED0CBDE
  • Transparent DCD8E6DCD8E6
  • Transparent E7E5EEE7E5EE
  • Transparent F3F2F7F3F2F7


  • Transparent 877DA3877DA3
  • Transparent 867D9F867D9F
  • Transparent 857E9A857E9A
  • Transparent 857E96857E96
  • Transparent 847E92847E92
  • Transparent 837F8D837F8D
  • Transparent 827F89827F89
  • Transparent 818084818084


  • Transparent 6E638A6E638A
  • Transparent 605778605778
  • Transparent 524A67524A67
  • Transparent 453E56453E56
  • Transparent 373245373245
  • Transparent 292534292534
  • Transparent 1B19221B1922
  • Transparent 0E0C110E0C11

Iris Purple Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Iris Purple Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Iris Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Iris Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Iris Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Iris Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Iris Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Iris Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Iris Purple Plaid Pattern

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