HEX #E40078 / RGB (228, 0, 120)

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What is Red-Purple Color?

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Red-Purple has the hex code #E40078. The equivalent RGB values are (228, 0, 120), which means it is composed of 66% red, 0% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:100 Y:47 K:11. In the HSV/HSB scale, Red-Purple has a hue of 328°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 89%.
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.

One of the major tones of the color purple, Red-Purple or Rojo-Púrpura (in Spanish) was described by Gallego and Carlos Sanz in their Guía de coloraciones book. In HTML and CSS code, use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values of the color.

Red-Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#E40078
RGB Values(228, 0, 120)
CMYK Values(0%, 100%, 47%, 11%)
HSV/HSB Values(328°, 100%, 89%)
Closest Web Safe#CC0066
Inverse Color#1BFF87 [Guppie Green]
Closest Pantone®226 C
Closest RAL4010 [Telemagenta]
Complementary Color#00E46C [Malachite]
Red-Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#747474
Weighted Average (Most Common)#525252
Weighted Average (Luma)#393939
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7E7E7E

Red-Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E40078. Complementary color is 00E46C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Red-Purple is Malachite with the hex code #00E46C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E40078 color is offered by #00E46C. 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 (E40078, E40006 and DE00E4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Red-Purple (#E40078) are Electric Red (#E40006) and Phlox (#DE00E4). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Red-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.

Split Complementary color palette with (E40078, 06E400 and 00E4DE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Red-Purple (#E40078) are #06E400 (Electric Green) and #00E4DE (Bright Turquoise). 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 (E40078, 78E400 and 0078E4)

Triadic Palette

Red-Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #78E400 (Alien Armpit) and #0078E4 (Blue Cola) along with #E40078 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 (E40078, 78E400, 00E46C and 6C00E4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Red-Purple has four colors - #78E400 (Alien Armpit), #00E46C (Malachite) and #6C00E4 (Electric Indigo) in addition to the base color (#E40078). 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 (E40078, E4DE00, 00E46C and 0006E4)

Square Palette

Red-Purple square color palette has #E4DE00 (Peridot), #00E46C (Malachite) and #0006E4 (Medium Blue). 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

Red-Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Red-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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Red-Purple Color


  • Transparent E93393#E93393
  • Transparent EC4DA1#EC4DA1
  • Transparent EF66AE#EF66AE
  • Transparent F280BC#F280BC
  • Transparent F499C9#F499C9
  • Transparent F7B3D7#F7B3D7
  • Transparent FACCE4#FACCE4
  • Transparent FCE6F2#FCE6F2


  • Transparent D01A7A#D01A7A
  • Transparent C6267A#C6267A
  • Transparent BC337B#BC337B
  • Transparent B2407C#B2407C
  • Transparent A84D7D#A84D7D
  • Transparent 9E5A7E#9E5A7E
  • Transparent 94667E#94667E
  • Transparent 8A737F#8A737F


  • Transparent B60060#B60060
  • Transparent A00054#A00054
  • Transparent 890048#890048
  • Transparent 72003C#72003C
  • Transparent 5B0030#5B0030
  • Transparent 440024#440024
  • Transparent 2E0018#2E0018
  • Transparent 17000C#17000C

Red-Purple Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Red-Purple Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Red-Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red-Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red-Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red-Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red-Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red-Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red-Purple Plaid Pattern

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