Rich Purple

HEX #6D1799 / RGB (109, 23, 153)

What is Rich Purple Color?

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Rich Purple has the hex code #6D1799. The equivalent RGB values are (109, 23, 153), which means it is composed of 38% red, 8% green and 54% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:29 M:85 Y:0 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, Rich Purple has a hue of 280°, 85% saturation and a brightness value of 60%.
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.

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

Rich Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#6D1799
RGB Values(109, 23, 153)
CMYK Values(29%, 85%, 0%, 40%)
HSV/HSB Values(280°, 85%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#660099
Inverse Color#92E866 [Inchworm]
Closest Pantone®267 C
Closest RAL4006 [Traffic purple]
Complementary Color#439917 [Slimy Green]
Rich Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5F5F5F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3F3F3F
Weighted Average (Luma)#333333
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#777777

Rich Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6D1799. Complementary color is 439917

Complementary Palette

The complement of Rich Purple is Slimy Green with the hex code #439917. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6D1799 color is offered by #439917. 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 (6D1799, 991784 and 2C1799)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Rich Purple (#6D1799) are Dark Magenta (#991784) and Pixie Powder (#2C1799). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Rich 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 (6D1799, 849917 and 17992C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Rich Purple (#6D1799) are #849917 (Olive Drab (#3)) and #17992C (Forest Green (Web)). 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 (6D1799, 996D17 and 17996D)

Triadic Palette

Rich Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #996D17 (Bistre Brown) and #17996D (Green (Crayola)) along with #6D1799 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 (6D1799, 996D17, 439917 and 174399)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Rich Purple has four colors - #996D17 (Bistre Brown), #439917 (Slimy Green) and #174399 (Yale Blue) in addition to the base color (#6D1799). 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 (6D1799, 992C17, 439917 and 178499)

Square Palette

Rich Purple square color palette has #992C17 (Deep Dumpling), #439917 (Slimy Green) and #178499 (Metallic Seaweed). 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

Rich Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Rich 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 Rich Purple Color


  • Transparent 8A45AD#8A45AD
  • Transparent 995DB8#995DB8
  • Transparent A774C2#A774C2
  • Transparent B68BCC#B68BCC
  • Transparent C5A2D6#C5A2D6
  • Transparent D3B9E0#D3B9E0
  • Transparent E2D1EB#E2D1EB
  • Transparent F0E8F5#F0E8F5


  • Transparent 712C94#712C94
  • Transparent 733792#733792
  • Transparent 75418F#75418F
  • Transparent 774C8D#774C8D
  • Transparent 78568A#78568A
  • Transparent 7A6188#7A6188
  • Transparent 7C6B85#7C6B85
  • Transparent 7E7683#7E7683


  • Transparent 57127A#57127A
  • Transparent 4C106B#4C106B
  • Transparent 410E5C#410E5C
  • Transparent 370C4D#370C4D
  • Transparent 2C093D#2C093D
  • Transparent 21072E#21072E
  • Transparent 16051F#16051F
  • Transparent 0B020F#0B020F

Rich Purple Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Rich Purple Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Rich Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rich Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rich Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rich Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rich Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rich Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rich Purple Plaid Pattern