Regal Orchid

HEX #A98BAF / RGB (169, 139, 175)

Light purple orchid

What is Regal Orchid Color?

Regal Orchid (Hex code: A98BAF) Thumbnail

Regal orchid is from the Pantone® Textile Cotton eXtended (TCX) list where it is numbered 16-3525 TCX. The CMYK values listed below have been auto-calculated from the hex color code and not endorsed by the company.

Regal Orchid Color Codes

Hex Code#A98BAF
RGB Values(169, 139, 175)
CMYK Values(3%, 21%, 0%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(290°, 21%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#567450 [Fern Green]
Closest RAL9006 [White aluminium]
Complementary Color#91AF8B [Dark Sea Green]
Regal Orchid Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A1A1A1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#989898
Weighted Average (Luma)#949494
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C2C2C2

Regal Orchid Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A98BAF. Complementary color is 91AF8B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Regal Orchid is Dark Sea Green with the hex code #91AF8B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A98BAF color is offered by #91AF8B. 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 (A98BAF, AF8BA3 and 978BAF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Regal Orchid (#A98BAF) are Opera Mauve (#AF8BA3) and Deep Amethyst (#978BAF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Regal Orchid 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 (A98BAF, A3AF8B and 8BAF97)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Regal Orchid (#A98BAF) are #A3AF8B (Laurel Green) and #8BAF97 (Morning Blue). 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 (A98BAF, AFA98B and 8BAFA9)

Triadic Palette

Regal Orchid triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AFA98B (Grullo) and #8BAFA9 (Cadet Grey) along with #A98BAF 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 (A98BAF, AFA98B, 91AF8B and 8B91AF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Regal Orchid has four colors - #AFA98B (Grullo), #91AF8B (Dark Sea Green) and #8B91AF (Cool Grey) in addition to the base color (#A98BAF). 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 (A98BAF, AF978B, 91AF8B and 8BA3AF)

Square Palette

Regal Orchid square color palette has #AF978B (Grullo), #91AF8B (Dark Sea Green) and #8BA3AF (Cadet Grey). 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

Regal Orchid Color Rainbow Palette

Our Regal Orchid 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 Regal Orchid Color


  • Transparent BAA2BF#BAA2BF
  • Transparent C3AEC7#C3AEC7
  • Transparent CBB9CF#CBB9CF
  • Transparent D4C5D7#D4C5D7
  • Transparent DDD1DF#DDD1DF
  • Transparent E5DCE7#E5DCE7
  • Transparent EEE8EF#EEE8EF
  • Transparent F6F3F7#F6F3F7


  • Transparent A189A6#A189A6
  • Transparent 9D88A1#9D88A1
  • Transparent 99879C#99879C
  • Transparent 958698#958698
  • Transparent 908493#908493
  • Transparent 8C838E#8C838E
  • Transparent 888289#888289
  • Transparent 848185#848185


  • Transparent 876F8C#876F8C
  • Transparent 76617B#76617B
  • Transparent 655369#655369
  • Transparent 554658#554658
  • Transparent 443846#443846
  • Transparent 332A35#332A35
  • Transparent 221C23#221C23
  • Transparent 110E12#110E12

Regal Orchid Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Regal Orchid Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Regal Orchid Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Regal Orchid Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Regal Orchid Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Regal Orchid Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Regal Orchid Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Regal Orchid Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Regal Orchid Plaid Pattern

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