Orchid

HEX #DA70D6 / RGB (218, 112, 214)

Orchid flowers

What is Orchid Color?

Orchid (Hex code: DA70D6) Thumbnail

Orchid has the hex code #DA70D6. The equivalent RGB values are (218, 112, 214), which means it is composed of 40% red, 21% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:49 Y:2 K:15. In the HSV/HSB scale, Orchid has a hue of 302°, 49% saturation and a brightness value of 85%.
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.

Orchid is a rich purple color and representative of the colors of orchid flowers. It is included in the web colors list, which means it can be used with its name in HTML and CSS code in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

Orchid Color Codes

Hex Code#DA70D6
RGB Values(218, 112, 214)
CMYK Values(0%, 49%, 2%, 15%)
HSV/HSB Values(302°, 49%, 85%)
Closest Web Safe#CC66CC
Inverse Color#258F29 [Forest Green (Web)]
Closest Pantone®2375 C
Closest RAL3015 [Light pink]
Complementary Color#70DA74 [Pastel Green]
Orchid Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B5B5B5
Desaturated#A5A5A5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Luma)#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BEBEBE

Orchid Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DA70D6. Complementary color is 70DA74

Complementary Palette

The complement of Orchid is Pastel Green with the hex code #70DA74. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DA70D6 color is offered by #70DA74. 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 (DA70D6, DA70A1 and A970DA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Orchid (#DA70D6) are Chinese Pink (#DA70A1) and Rich Lavender (#A970DA). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 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 (DA70D6, A1DA70 and 70DAA9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Orchid (#DA70D6) are #A1DA70 (Pistachio) and #70DAA9 (Medium Aquamarine). 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 (DA70D6, D6DA70 and 70D6DA)

Triadic Palette

Orchid triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D6DA70 (Booger Buster) and #70D6DA (Sky Blue (Crayola)) along with #DA70D6 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 (DA70D6, D6DA70, 70DA74 and 7470DA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Orchid has four colors - #D6DA70 (Booger Buster), #70DA74 (Pastel Green) and #7470DA (Violet-Blue (Crayola)) in addition to the base color (#DA70D6). 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 (DA70D6, DAA970, 70DA74 and 70A1DA)

Square Palette

Orchid square color palette has #DAA970 (Fawn), #70DA74 (Pastel Green) and #70A1DA (Little Boy 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

Orchid Color Rainbow Palette

Our 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 Orchid Color

Tints

  • Transparent E18DDE#E18DDE
  • Transparent E59BE2#E59BE2
  • Transparent E9A9E6#E9A9E6
  • Transparent EDB8EB#EDB8EB
  • Transparent F0C6EF#F0C6EF
  • Transparent F4D4F3#F4D4F3
  • Transparent F8E2F7#F8E2F7
  • Transparent FBF1FB#FBF1FB

Tones

  • Transparent C873C5#C873C5
  • Transparent BF75BC#BF75BC
  • Transparent B676B4#B676B4
  • Transparent AD78AB#AD78AB
  • Transparent A47AA2#A47AA2
  • Transparent 9B7B9A#9B7B9A
  • Transparent 927D91#927D91
  • Transparent 897E89#897E89

Shades

  • Transparent AE5AAB#AE5AAB
  • Transparent 994E96#994E96
  • Transparent 834380#834380
  • Transparent 6D386B#6D386B
  • Transparent 572D56#572D56
  • Transparent 412240#412240
  • Transparent 2C162B#2C162B
  • Transparent 160B15#160B15

Orchid Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Orchid Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Orchid Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Orchid Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Orchid Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Orchid Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Orchid Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Orchid Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Orchid Plaid Pattern

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