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Plum Purple Color

HEX #51304E / RGB (81, 48, 78)

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What is Plum Purple Color?

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Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 19-3218 TCX, Plum Purple color hex code is #51304E with RGB equivalent (81, 48, 78). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Plum Purple can be applied to web pages with its HSL, RGB or the hex color code.
Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values for the color. The RAL and CMYK numbers listed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Plum Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#51304E
RGB Values(81, 48, 78)
CMYK Values(0%, 41%, 4%, 68%)
HSV/HSB Values(305°, 41%, 32%)
Closest Web Safe#663366
Inverse Color#AECFB1 [Turquoise Green]
Pantone®19-3218 TCX
Closest RAL4007 [Purple violet]
Complementary Color#305133 [Mughal Green]
Plum Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#454545
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3D3D3D
Weighted Average (Luma)#393939
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7E7E7E

Plum Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 51304E. Complementary color is 305133

Complementary Palette

The complement of Plum Purple is Mughal Green with the hex code #305133. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #51304E color is offered by #305133. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (51304E, 51303E and 443051)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Plum Purple (#51304E) are Dark Puce (#51303E) and Jacarta (#443051). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Plum Purple 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (51304E, 3E5130 and 305144)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Plum Purple (#51304E) are #3E5130 (Rifle Green) and #305144 (Dark Slate Gray). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (51304E, 4E5130 and 304E51)

Triadic Palette

Plum Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4E5130 (Soldier Green) and #304E51 (Dark Slate Gray) along with #51304E create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (51304E, 4E5130, 305133 and 333051)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Plum Purple has four colors - #4E5130 (Soldier Green), #305133 (Mughal Green) and #333051 (Jacarta) in addition to the base color (#51304E). 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.

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Square color palette with (51304E, 514430, 305133 and 303E51)

Square Palette

Plum Purple square color palette has #514430 (Liver Chestnut (Horses)), #305133 (Mughal Green) and #303E51 (Charcoal). 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.

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Rainbow color

Plum Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Plum Purple 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Plum Purple Color


  • Transparent 745971745971
  • Transparent 856E83856E83
  • Transparent 978395978395
  • Transparent A898A7A898A7
  • Transparent B9ACB8B9ACB8
  • Transparent CBC1CACBC1CA
  • Transparent DCD6DCDCD6DC
  • Transparent EEEAEDEEEAED


  • Transparent 5A40585A4058
  • Transparent 5F485D5F485D
  • Transparent 645062645062
  • Transparent 695867695867
  • Transparent 6D606C6D606C
  • Transparent 726871726871
  • Transparent 777076777076
  • Transparent 7B787B7B787B


  • Transparent 41263E41263E
  • Transparent 392237392237
  • Transparent 311D2F311D2F
  • Transparent 291827291827
  • Transparent 20131F20131F
  • Transparent 180E17180E17
  • Transparent 100A10100A10
  • Transparent 080508080508

Plum Purple Color Patterns

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    Plum Purple Gingham Checks

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    Plum Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Plum Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Plum Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Plum Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Plum Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Plum Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Plum Purple Plaid Pattern

Plum Purple Color Interior Ideas

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