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Plum CMYK Color

HEX #DDA6CC / RGB (221, 166, 204)

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What is Plum CMYK Color?

Plum CMYK (Hex code: DDA6CC) Thumbnail

Plum color in the CMYK model has the values (10, 40, 0, 0). Thus, there is 10 of cyan, 40 of magenta and 0 of both yellow and black. This translates to an approximate hex code #DDA6CC and RGB values of (221, 166, 204). The CMYK system is the foundation of color printing technology that runs both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K). Please understand that plum CMYK as it looks on the screen may not be reproduced exactly on printed paper not only because of the two different color models - hex and CMYK - but also because of the quality of the printer, the paper and the four inks.

Note: The hex code for plum CMYK mentioned on this page is only an approximation; it has been calculated from the CMYK values. Hexadecimal and RGB color values are for screen and digital media while the CMYK model is used for printing and, therefore, the conversion of one to another is not perfect. Also, the way plum looks on the screen (via the hex code) would be very different from how it appears printed on paper (via its CMYK values).

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Plum CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#DDA6CC
RGB Values(221, 166, 204)
CMYK Values(10%, 40%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(319°, 25%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#CC99CC
Inverse Color#225933 [Cal Poly Pomona Green]
Closest Pantone®672 C
Closest RAL3015 [Light pink]
Complementary Color#A6DDB7 [Turquoise Green]
Plum CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Luma)#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Plum CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DDA6CC. Complementary color is A6DDB7

Complementary Palette

The complement of Plum CMYK is Turquoise Green with the hex code #A6DDB7. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DDA6CC color is offered by #A6DDB7. 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 (DDA6CC, DDA6B1 and D3A6DD)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Plum CMYK (#DDA6CC) are Pale Chestnut (#DDA6B1) and Tropical Violet (#D3A6DD). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Plum CMYK 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 (DDA6CC, B1DDA6 and A6DDD3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Plum CMYK (#DDA6CC) are #B1DDA6 (Light Moss Green) and #A6DDD3 (Crystal). 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 (DDA6CC, CCDDA6 and A6CCDD)

Triadic Palette

Plum CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CCDDA6 (Menthol) and #A6CCDD (Crystal) along with #DDA6CC 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 (DDA6CC, CCDDA6, A6DDB7 and B7A6DD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Plum CMYK has four colors - #CCDDA6 (Menthol), #A6DDB7 (Turquoise Green) and #B7A6DD (Light Pastel Purple) in addition to the base color (#DDA6CC). 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 (DDA6CC, DDD3A6, A6DDB7 and A6B1DD)

Square Palette

Plum CMYK square color palette has #DDD3A6 (Desert Sand), #A6DDB7 (Turquoise Green) and #A6B1DD (Maximum Blue Purple). 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

Plum CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Plum CMYK 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 Plum CMYK Color


  • Transparent E4B8D6E4B8D6
  • Transparent E7C1DBE7C1DB
  • Transparent EBCAE0EBCAE0
  • Transparent EED3E6EED3E6
  • Transparent F1DBEBF1DBEB
  • Transparent F5E4F0F5E4F0
  • Transparent F8EDF5F8EDF5
  • Transparent FCF6FAFCF6FA


  • Transparent CA9EBDCA9EBD
  • Transparent C19BB5C19BB5
  • Transparent B897AEB897AE
  • Transparent AF93A6AF93A6
  • Transparent A58F9EA58F9E
  • Transparent 9C8B979C8B97
  • Transparent 93888F93888F
  • Transparent 898488898488


  • Transparent B185A3B185A3
  • Transparent 9B748F9B748F
  • Transparent 85647A85647A
  • Transparent 6F53666F5366
  • Transparent 584252584252
  • Transparent 42323D42323D
  • Transparent 2C21292C2129
  • Transparent 161114161114

Plum CMYK Color Patterns

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    Plum CMYK Gingham Checks

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    Plum CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Plum CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Plum CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Plum CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Plum CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Plum CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Plum CMYK Plaid Pattern

Plum CMYK Color Interior Ideas

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