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Light Purple Blue Color

HEX #BD86D2 / RGB (189, 134, 210)

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What is Light Purple Blue Color?

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Light Purple Blue has the hex code #BD86D2. The equivalent RGB values are (189, 134, 210), which means it is composed of 35% red, 25% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:10 M:36 Y:0 K:18. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Purple Blue has a hue of 283°, 36% saturation and a brightness value of 82%.
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.

Light Purple Blue 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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Light Purple Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#BD86D2
RGB Values(189, 134, 210)
CMYK Values(10%, 36%, 0%, 18%)
HSV/HSB Values(283°, 36%, 82%)
Closest Web Safe#CC99CC
Inverse Color#42792D [Sap Green]
Closest Pantone®2573 C
Closest RAL3015 [Light pink]
Complementary Color#9BD286 [Pistachio]
Light Purple Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Luma)#979797
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C4C4C4

Light Purple Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BD86D2. Complementary color is 9BD286

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Purple Blue is Pistachio with the hex code #9BD286. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BD86D2 color is offered by #9BD286. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (BD86D2, D286C1 and 9786D2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Purple Blue (#BD86D2) are Middle Purple (#D286C1) and Dark Pastel Purple (#9786D2). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Purple Blue 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 (BD86D2, C1D286 and 86D297)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Purple Blue (#BD86D2) are #C1D286 (Medium Spring Bud) and #86D297 (Eton 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.

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Triadic color palette with (BD86D2, D2BD86 and 86D2BD)

Triadic Palette

Light Purple Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D2BD86 (Tan) and #86D2BD (Pearl Aqua) along with #BD86D2 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 (BD86D2, D2BD86, 9BD286 and 869BD2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Purple Blue has four colors - #D2BD86 (Tan), #9BD286 (Pistachio) and #869BD2 (Vista Blue) in addition to the base color (#BD86D2). 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.

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Square color palette with (BD86D2, D29786, 9BD286 and 86C1D2)

Square Palette

Light Purple Blue square color palette has #D29786 (Antique Brass), #9BD286 (Pistachio) and #86C1D2 (Dark Sky 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.

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Rainbow color

Light Purple Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Purple Blue 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Light Purple Blue Color


  • Transparent CA9EDBCA9EDB
  • Transparent D1AAE0D1AAE0
  • Transparent D7B6E4D7B6E4
  • Transparent DEC3E9DEC3E9
  • Transparent E5CFEDE5CFED
  • Transparent EBDBF2EBDBF2
  • Transparent F2E7F6F2E7F6
  • Transparent F8F3FBF8F3FB


  • Transparent B185C2B185C2
  • Transparent AB84B9AB84B9
  • Transparent A584B1A584B1
  • Transparent 9F83A99F83A9
  • Transparent 9882A19882A1
  • Transparent 928299928299
  • Transparent 8C81908C8190
  • Transparent 868188868188


  • Transparent 976BA8976BA8
  • Transparent 845E93845E93
  • Transparent 71507E71507E
  • Transparent 5F43695F4369
  • Transparent 4C36544C3654
  • Transparent 39283F39283F
  • Transparent 261B2A261B2A
  • Transparent 130D15130D15

Light Purple Blue Color Patterns

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    Light Purple Blue Gingham Checks

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    Light Purple Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Purple Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Purple Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Purple Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Purple Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Purple Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Purple Blue Plaid Pattern

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