Pure Violet

HEX #9500FF / RGB (149, 0, 255)

What is Pure Violet Color?

Pure Violet (Hex code: 9500FF) Thumbnail

Pure Violet has the hex code #9500FF. The equivalent RGB values are (149, 0, 255), which means it is composed of 37% red, 0% green and 63% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:42 M:100 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pure Violet has a hue of 275°, 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.

Pure Violet is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Pure Violet Color Codes

Hex Code#9500FF
RGB Values(149, 0, 255)
CMYK Values(42%, 100%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(275°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#9900FF
Inverse Color#6AFF00 [Bright Green]
Closest Pantone®2592 C
Closest RAL4008 [Signal violet]
Complementary Color#6AFF00 [Bright Green]
Pure Violet Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#878787
Weighted Average (Most Common)#494949
Weighted Average (Luma)#323232
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#767676

Pure Violet Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9500FF. Complementary color is 6AFF00

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pure Violet is Bright Green with the hex code #6AFF00. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9500FF color is offered by #6AFF00. 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 (9500FF, FF00EA and 1500FF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pure Violet (#9500FF) are Fuchsia (#FF00EA) and Blue (#1500FF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pure Violet 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 (9500FF, EAFF00 and 00FF16)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pure Violet (#9500FF) are #EAFF00 (Chartreuse (Traditional)) and #00FF16 (Electric 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.

Triadic color palette with (9500FF, FF9500 and 00FF95)

Triadic Palette

Pure Violet triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FF9500 (Vivid Gamboge) and #00FF95 (Medium Spring Green) along with #9500FF 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 (9500FF, FF9500, 6AFF00 and 006AFF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pure Violet has four colors - #FF9500 (Vivid Gamboge), #6AFF00 (Bright Green) and #006AFF (Brandeis Blue) in addition to the base color (#9500FF). 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 (9500FF, FF1600, 6AFF00 and 00EAFF)

Square Palette

Pure Violet square color palette has #FF1600 (Candy Apple Red), #6AFF00 (Bright Green) and #00EAFF (Aqua). 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

Pure Violet Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pure Violet 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 Pure Violet Color


  • Transparent AA33FF#AA33FF
  • Transparent B54DFF#B54DFF
  • Transparent BF66FF#BF66FF
  • Transparent CA80FF#CA80FF
  • Transparent D599FF#D599FF
  • Transparent DFB3FF#DFB3FF
  • Transparent EACCFF#EACCFF
  • Transparent F4E6FF#F4E6FF


  • Transparent 911AE6#911AE6
  • Transparent 8F26D9#8F26D9
  • Transparent 8D33CC#8D33CC
  • Transparent 8B40C0#8B40C0
  • Transparent 884DB3#884DB3
  • Transparent 865AA6#865AA6
  • Transparent 846699#846699
  • Transparent 82738D#82738D


  • Transparent 7700CC#7700CC
  • Transparent 6800B3#6800B3
  • Transparent 590099#590099
  • Transparent 4B0080#4B0080
  • Transparent 3C0066#3C0066
  • Transparent 2D004D#2D004D
  • Transparent 1E0033#1E0033
  • Transparent 0F001A#0F001A

Pure Violet Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pure Violet Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pure Violet Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Violet Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Violet Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Violet Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Violet Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Violet Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pure Violet Plaid Pattern