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Lilac Gray Color

HEX #9896A4 / RGB (152, 150, 164)

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What is Lilac Gray Color?

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Lilac Gray is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 16-3905 TCX. It is not part of the web color list and cannot be used in HTML and/or CSS code by name. The color can only be applied to a web page and digital creations with the hex code, RGB or HSL values.
Lilac Gray color hex code is #9896A4 and the RGB equivalent is (152, 150, 164). HSL, CMYK, RAL and other values are listed in the table. Please note that the RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

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Lilac Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#9896A4
RGB Values(152, 150, 164)
CMYK Values(7%, 9%, 0%, 36%)
HSV/HSB Values(249°, 9%, 64%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#67695B [Granite Gray]
Pantone®16-3905 TCX
Closest RAL7040 [Window grey]
Complementary Color#A2A496 [Spanish Gray]
Lilac Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#989898
Weighted Average (Luma)#979797
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C4C4C4

Lilac Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9896A4. Complementary color is A2A496

Complementary Palette

The complement of Lilac Gray is Spanish Gray with the hex code #A2A496. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9896A4 color is offered by #A2A496. 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 (9896A4, 9F96A4 and 969BA4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Lilac Gray (#9896A4) are Manatee (#9F96A4) and Manatee (#969BA4). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Lilac Gray 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 (9896A4, A49F96 and 9BA496)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Lilac Gray (#9896A4) are #A49F96 (Spanish Gray) and #9BA496 (Spanish Gray). 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 (9896A4, A49896 and 96A498)

Triadic Palette

Lilac Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A49896 (Spanish Gray) and #96A498 (Morning Blue) along with #9896A4 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 (9896A4, A49896, A2A496 and 96A2A4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Lilac Gray has four colors - #A49896 (Spanish Gray), #A2A496 (Spanish Gray) and #96A2A4 (Manatee) in addition to the base color (#9896A4). 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 (9896A4, A4969B, A2A496 and 96A49F)

Square Palette

Lilac Gray square color palette has #A4969B (Spanish Gray), #A2A496 (Spanish Gray) and #96A49F (Morning 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

Lilac Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Lilac Gray 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 Lilac Gray Color


  • Transparent ADABB6ADABB6
  • Transparent B7B6BFB7B6BF
  • Transparent C1C0C8C1C0C8
  • Transparent CCCBD2CCCBD2
  • Transparent D6D5DBD6D5DB
  • Transparent E0E0E4E0E0E4
  • Transparent EAEAEDEAEAED
  • Transparent F5F5F6F5F5F6


  • Transparent 93929D93929D
  • Transparent 918F99918F99
  • Transparent 8E8D968E8D96
  • Transparent 8C8B928C8B92
  • Transparent 8A898E8A898E
  • Transparent 87878B87878B
  • Transparent 858487858487
  • Transparent 828284828284


  • Transparent 7A78837A7883
  • Transparent 6A69736A6973
  • Transparent 5B5A625B5A62
  • Transparent 4C4B524C4B52
  • Transparent 3D3C423D3C42
  • Transparent 2E2D312E2D31
  • Transparent 1E1E211E1E21
  • Transparent 0F0F100F0F10

Lilac Gray Color Patterns

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    Lilac Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lilac Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lilac Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lilac Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lilac Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lilac Gray Plaid Pattern

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