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Purple Indigo Color

HEX #2C106A / RGB (44, 16, 106)

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What is Purple Indigo Color?

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Purple Indigo has the hex code #2C106A. The equivalent RGB values are (44, 16, 106), which means it is composed of 27% red, 10% green and 64% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:59 M:85 Y:0 K:58. In the HSV/HSB scale, Purple Indigo has a hue of 259°, 85% saturation and a brightness value of 42%.
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.

Purple Indigo color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, purple indigo 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.

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Purple Indigo Color Codes

Hex Code#2C106A
RGB Values(44, 16, 106)
CMYK Values(59%, 85%, 0%, 58%)
HSV/HSB Values(259°, 85%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#330066
Inverse Color#D3EF95 [Mindaro]
Closest Pantone®2755 C
Closest RAL5022 [Night blue]
Complementary Color#4E6A10 [Dark Moss Green]
Purple Indigo Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#373737
Weighted Average (Most Common)#222222
Weighted Average (Luma)#1C1C1C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#5B5B5B

Purple Indigo Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2C106A. Complementary color is 4E6A10

Complementary Palette

The complement of Purple Indigo is Dark Moss Green with the hex code #4E6A10. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2C106A color is offered by #4E6A10. 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 (2C106A, 59106A and 10216A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Purple Indigo (#2C106A) are Blue-Violet (Color Wheel) (#59106A) and Catalina Blue (#10216A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Purple Indigo 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 (2C106A, 6A5910 and 216A10)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Purple Indigo (#2C106A) are #6A5910 (Field Drab) and #216A10 (Metallic 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.

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Triadic color palette with (2C106A, 6A2C10 and 106A2C)

Triadic Palette

Purple Indigo triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6A2C10 (Liver (Organ)) and #106A2C (La Salle Green) along with #2C106A 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 (2C106A, 6A2C10, 4E6A10 and 104E6A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Purple Indigo has four colors - #6A2C10 (Liver (Organ)), #4E6A10 (Dark Moss Green) and #104E6A (Dark Cerulean) in addition to the base color (#2C106A). 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 (2C106A, 6A1021, 4E6A10 and 106A59)

Square Palette

Purple Indigo square color palette has #6A1021 (Persian Plum), #4E6A10 (Dark Moss Green) and #106A59 (Bangladesh Green). 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

Purple Indigo Color Rainbow Palette

Our Purple Indigo 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 Purple Indigo Color


  • Transparent 564088564088
  • Transparent 6B58976B5897
  • Transparent 8070A68070A6
  • Transparent 9688B59688B5
  • Transparent AB9FC3AB9FC3
  • Transparent C0B7D2C0B7D2
  • Transparent D5CFE1D5CFE1
  • Transparent EAE7F0EAE7F0


  • Transparent 3D266E3D266E
  • Transparent 453271453271
  • Transparent 4E3D734E3D73
  • Transparent 564875564875
  • Transparent 5E53775E5377
  • Transparent 675E79675E79
  • Transparent 6F6A7C6F6A7C
  • Transparent 78757E78757E


  • Transparent 230D55230D55
  • Transparent 1F0B4A1F0B4A
  • Transparent 1A0A401A0A40
  • Transparent 160835160835
  • Transparent 12062A12062A
  • Transparent 0D05200D0520
  • Transparent 090315090315
  • Transparent 04020B04020B

Purple Indigo Color Patterns

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    Purple Indigo Gingham Checks

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    Purple Indigo Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Purple Indigo Polka Dots Pattern

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    Purple Indigo Honeycomb Pattern

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    Purple Indigo Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purple Indigo Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purple Indigo Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purple Indigo Plaid Pattern

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