Pastel Lilac

HEX #C991DF / RGB (201, 145, 223)

What is Pastel Lilac Color?

Pastel Lilac (Hex code: C991DF) Thumbnail

Pastel Lilac has the hex code #C991DF. The equivalent RGB values are (201, 145, 223), which means it is composed of 35% red, 25% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:10 M:35 Y:0 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pastel Lilac has a hue of 283°, 35% saturation and a brightness value of 87%.
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.

Pastel Lilac color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, pastel 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.

Pastel Lilac Color Codes

Hex Code#C991DF
RGB Values(201, 145, 223)
CMYK Values(10%, 35%, 0%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(283°, 35%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#CC99CC
Inverse Color#366E20 [Japanese Laurel]
Closest Pantone®2572 C
Closest RAL7047 [Telegrey 4]
Complementary Color#A7DF91 [Granny Smith Apple]
Pastel Lilac Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#A3A3A3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CACACA

Pastel Lilac Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C991DF. Complementary color is A7DF91

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pastel Lilac is Granny Smith Apple with the hex code #A7DF91. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C991DF color is offered by #A7DF91. 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 (C991DF, DF91CE and A291DF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pastel Lilac (#C991DF) are Orchid (Crayola) (#DF91CE) and Light Pastel Purple (#A291DF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pastel 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 (C991DF, CEDF91 and 91DFA2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pastel Lilac (#C991DF) are #CEDF91 (Medium Spring Bud) and #91DFA2 (Teal Deer). 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 (C991DF, DFC991 and 91DFC9)

Triadic Palette

Pastel Lilac triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DFC991 (Gold (Crayola)) and #91DFC9 (Middle Blue Green) along with #C991DF 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 (C991DF, DFC991, A7DF91 and 91A7DF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pastel Lilac has four colors - #DFC991 (Gold (Crayola)), #A7DF91 (Granny Smith Apple) and #91A7DF (Light Cobalt Blue) in addition to the base color (#C991DF). 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 (C991DF, DFA291, A7DF91 and 91CEDF)

Square Palette

Pastel Lilac square color palette has #DFA291 (Tumbleweed), #A7DF91 (Granny Smith Apple) and #91CEDF (Cornflower). 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

Pastel Lilac Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pastel 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 Pastel Lilac Color


  • Transparent D4A7E5#D4A7E5
  • Transparent D9B2E9#D9B2E9
  • Transparent DFBDEC#DFBDEC
  • Transparent E4C8EF#E4C8EF
  • Transparent E9D3F2#E9D3F2
  • Transparent EFDEF5#EFDEF5
  • Transparent F4E9F9#F4E9F9
  • Transparent FAF4FC#FAF4FC


  • Transparent BA8ECC#BA8ECC
  • Transparent B38CC3#B38CC3
  • Transparent AC8AB9#AC8AB9
  • Transparent A589B0#A589B0
  • Transparent 9D87A6#9D87A6
  • Transparent 96859D#96859D
  • Transparent 8F8393#8F8393
  • Transparent 87828A#87828A


  • Transparent A174B2#A174B2
  • Transparent 8D669C#8D669C
  • Transparent 795786#795786
  • Transparent 654970#654970
  • Transparent 503A59#503A59
  • Transparent 3C2C43#3C2C43
  • Transparent 281D2D#281D2D
  • Transparent 140F16#140F16

Pastel Lilac Color Patterns

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    Pastel Lilac Gingham Checks

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    Pastel Lilac Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Lilac Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Lilac Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Lilac Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Lilac Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Lilac Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Lilac Plaid Pattern