Lilac Color

HEX #DCD0FF / RGB (220, 208, 255)

Lilac Flower Watercolor painting

What is Lilac Color?

Lilac (Hex code: DCD0FF) Thumbnail

Lilac has the hex code #DCD0FF. The equivalent RGB values are (220, 208, 255), which means it is composed of 32% red, 30% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:14 M:18 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Lilac has a hue of 255°, 18% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Lilac is a light violet color named after flowers of Syringa vulgaris, the common lilac plant. Though the colors of the flowers can range from light blue to lavender purple, lilac seems to be the average hue. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, lilac can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Lilac Color Codes

Hex Code#DCD0FF
RGB Values(220, 208, 255)
CMYK Values(14%, 18%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(255°, 18%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCFF
Inverse Color#232F00 [Zinnwaldite Brown]
Closest Pantone®7443 C
Closest RAL9003 [Signal white]
Complementary Color#F3FFD0 [Light Goldenrod Yellow]
Lilac Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#E4E4E4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D9D9D9
Weighted Average (Luma)#D6D6D6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E4E4E4

Lilac Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DCD0FF. Complementary color is F3FFD0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Lilac is Light Goldenrod Yellow with the hex code #F3FFD0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DCD0FF color is offered by #F3FFD0. 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 (DCD0FF, F4D0FF and D0DCFF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Lilac (#DCD0FF) are Shampoo (#F4D0FF) and Lavender Blue (#D0DCFF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Lilac 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (DCD0FF, FFF4D0 and DCFFD0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Lilac (#DCD0FF) are #FFF4D0 (Lemon Chiffon) and #DCFFD0 (Nyanza). 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 (DCD0FF, FFDCD0 and D0FFDC)

Triadic Palette

Lilac triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FFDCD0 (Unbleached Silk) and #D0FFDC (Aero Blue) along with #DCD0FF 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 (DCD0FF, FFDCD0, F3FFD0 and D0F3FF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Lilac has four colors - #FFDCD0 (Unbleached Silk), #F3FFD0 (Light Goldenrod Yellow) and #D0F3FF (Water) in addition to the base color (#DCD0FF). 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 (DCD0FF, FFD0DC, F3FFD0 and D0FFF4)

Square Palette

Lilac square color palette has #FFD0DC (Pale Pink), #F3FFD0 (Light Goldenrod Yellow) and #D0FFF4 (Water). 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

Lilac Color Rainbow Palette

Our Lilac 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 Lilac Color


  • Transparent E3D9FFE3D9FF
  • Transparent E7DEFFE7DEFF
  • Transparent EAE3FFEAE3FF
  • Transparent EEE8FFEEE8FF
  • Transparent F1ECFFF1ECFF
  • Transparent F5F1FFF5F1FF
  • Transparent F8F6FFF8F6FF
  • Transparent FCFAFFFCFAFF


  • Transparent CAC0E6CAC0E6
  • Transparent C0B8D9C0B8D9
  • Transparent B7B0CCB7B0CC
  • Transparent AEA8C0AEA8C0
  • Transparent A5A0B3A5A0B3
  • Transparent 9C98A69C98A6
  • Transparent 929099929099
  • Transparent 89888D89888D


  • Transparent B0A6CCB0A6CC
  • Transparent 9A92B39A92B3
  • Transparent 847D99847D99
  • Transparent 6E68806E6880
  • Transparent 585366585366
  • Transparent 423E4D423E4D
  • Transparent 2C2A332C2A33
  • Transparent 16151A16151A

Lilac Color Patterns

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    Lilac Gingham Checks

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    Lilac Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lilac Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lilac Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lilac Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lilac Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lilac Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lilac Plaid Pattern

Lilac Color Interior Ideas

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