Medium Orchid

HEX #BA55D3 / RGB (186, 85, 211)

Orchid flower

What is Medium Orchid Color?

Medium Orchid (Hex code: BA55D3) Thumbnail

Medium Orchid has the hex code #BA55D3. The equivalent RGB values are (186, 85, 211), which means it is composed of 39% red, 18% green and 44% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:12 M:60 Y:0 K:17. In the HSV/HSB scale, Medium Orchid has a hue of 288°, 60% saturation and a brightness value of 83%.
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.

Medium Orchid comes from the web colors list which itself is derived from the X11 colors. You can use the color by name, "MediumOrchid", in HTML and CSS code in addition to the hex, RGB and/or HSL values.

Please note: The CMYK values listed in the table have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

Medium Orchid Color Codes

Hex Code#BA55D3
RGB Values(186, 85, 211)
CMYK Values(12%, 60%, 0%, 17%)
HSV/HSB Values(288°, 60%, 83%)
Closest Web Safe#CC66CC
Inverse Color#45AA2C [Wageningen Green]
Closest Pantone®2582 C
Closest RAL4003 [Heather violet]
Complementary Color#6ED355 [Mantis]
Medium Orchid Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A1A1A1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#818181
Weighted Average (Luma)#747474
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ADADAD

Medium Orchid Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BA55D3. Complementary color is 6ED355

Complementary Palette

The complement of Medium Orchid is Mantis with the hex code #6ED355. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BA55D3 color is offered by #6ED355. 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 (BA55D3, D355AD and 7B55D3)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Medium Orchid (#BA55D3) are Mulberry (Crayola) (#D355AD) and Slate Blue (#7B55D3). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Medium Orchid 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 (BA55D3, ADD355 and 55D37B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Medium Orchid (#BA55D3) are #ADD355 (June Bud) and #55D37B (Emerald). 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 (BA55D3, D3BA55 and 55D3BA)

Triadic Palette

Medium Orchid triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D3BA55 (Vegas Gold) and #55D3BA (Medium Turquoise) along with #BA55D3 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 (BA55D3, D3BA55, 6ED355 and 556ED3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Medium Orchid has four colors - #D3BA55 (Vegas Gold), #6ED355 (Mantis) and #556ED3 (Han Blue) in addition to the base color (#BA55D3). 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 (BA55D3, D37B55, 6ED355 and 55ADD3)

Square Palette

Medium Orchid square color palette has #D37B55 (Raw Sienna), #6ED355 (Mantis) and #55ADD3 (Carolina 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

Medium Orchid Color Rainbow Palette

Our Medium Orchid 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 Medium Orchid Color


  • Transparent C877DC#C877DC
  • Transparent CF88E0#CF88E0
  • Transparent D699E5#D699E5
  • Transparent DDAAE9#DDAAE9
  • Transparent E3BBED#E3BBED
  • Transparent EACCF2#EACCF2
  • Transparent F1DDF6#F1DDF6
  • Transparent F8EEFB#F8EEFB


  • Transparent AE5EC2#AE5EC2
  • Transparent A962BA#A962BA
  • Transparent A366B2#A366B2
  • Transparent 9D6BAA#9D6BAA
  • Transparent 976FA1#976FA1
  • Transparent 917399#917399
  • Transparent 8C7791#8C7791
  • Transparent 867C88#867C88


  • Transparent 9544A9#9544A9
  • Transparent 823C94#823C94
  • Transparent 70337F#70337F
  • Transparent 5D2B6A#5D2B6A
  • Transparent 4A2254#4A2254
  • Transparent 381A3F#381A3F
  • Transparent 25112A#25112A
  • Transparent 130915#130915

Medium Orchid Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Medium Orchid Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Medium Orchid Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Orchid Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Orchid Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Orchid Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Orchid Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Orchid Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Orchid Plaid Pattern

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