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Phlox Color

HEX #DF00FF / RGB (223, 0, 255)

Phlox Plant with Flowers

What is Phlox Color?

Phlox (Hex code: DF00FF) Thumbnail

Phlox has the hex code #DF00FF. The equivalent RGB values are (223, 0, 255), which means it is composed of 47% red, 0% green and 53% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:13 M:100 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Phlox has a hue of 292°, 100% 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.

Named after the phlox flower, this vivid and bright tint of purple was famous in the 1960s Hippie era. In HTML and CSS code, use the hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values as it is not a web color.

Other names: Psychedelic Purple and Fluorescent Purple

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Phlox Color Codes

Hex Code#DF00FF
RGB Values(223, 0, 255)
CMYK Values(13%, 100%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(292°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#CC00FF
Inverse Color#20FF00 [Harlequin]
Closest Pantone®807 C
Closest RAL4003 [Heather violet]
Complementary Color#20FF00 [Harlequin]
Phlox Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5F5F5F
Weighted Average (Luma)#424242
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#868686

Phlox Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DF00FF. Complementary color is 20FF00

Complementary Palette

The complement of Phlox is Harlequin with the hex code #20FF00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DF00FF color is offered by #20FF00. 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.

DF00FF 20FF00
Analogous color palette with (DF00FF, FF00A0 and 6000FF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Phlox (#DF00FF) are Fashion Fuchsia (#FF00A0) and Electric Indigo (#6000FF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Phlox 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.

DF00FF FF00A0 6000FF
Split Complementary color palette with (DF00FF, A0FF00 and 00FF60)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Phlox (#DF00FF) are #A0FF00 (Spring Bud) and #00FF60 (Guppie Green). 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.

DF00FF A0FF00 00FF60
Triadic color palette with (DF00FF, FFDF00 and 00FFDF)

Triadic Palette

Phlox triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FFDF00 (Golden Yellow) and #00FFDF (Turquoise Blue) along with #DF00FF 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 (DF00FF, FFDF00, 20FF00 and 0020FF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Phlox has four colors - #FFDF00 (Golden Yellow), #20FF00 (Harlequin) and #0020FF (Blue) in addition to the base color (#DF00FF). 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.

DF00FF FFDF00 20FF00 0020FF
Square color palette with (DF00FF, FF6000, 20FF00 and 00A0FF)

Square Palette

Phlox square color palette has #FF6000 (Vivid Orange), #20FF00 (Harlequin) and #00A0FF (Vivid Cerulean). 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.

DF00FF FF6000 20FF00 00A0FF
Rainbow color

Phlox Color Rainbow Palette

Our Phlox 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.

DD00FF FF0046 FF9400 8FFF00 00FF4B 00D8FF 0200FF

Tints, Tones & Shades of Phlox Color


  • Transparent E533FFE533FF
  • Transparent E94DFFE94DFF
  • Transparent EC66FFEC66FF
  • Transparent EF80FFEF80FF
  • Transparent F299FFF299FF
  • Transparent F5B3FFF5B3FF
  • Transparent F9CCFFF9CCFF
  • Transparent FCE6FFFCE6FF


  • Transparent CC1AE6CC1AE6
  • Transparent C326D9C326D9
  • Transparent B933CCB933CC
  • Transparent B040C0B040C0
  • Transparent A64DB3A64DB3
  • Transparent 9D5AA69D5AA6
  • Transparent 936699936699
  • Transparent 8A738D8A738D


  • Transparent B200CCB200CC
  • Transparent 9C00B39C00B3
  • Transparent 860099860099
  • Transparent 700080700080
  • Transparent 590066590066
  • Transparent 43004D43004D
  • Transparent 2D00332D0033
  • Transparent 16001A16001A

Phlox Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Phlox Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Phlox Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Phlox Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Phlox Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Phlox Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Phlox Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Phlox Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Phlox Plaid Pattern

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