Royal Indigo

HEX #240952 / RGB (36, 9, 82)

What is Royal Indigo Color?

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Royal Indigo has the hex code #240952. The equivalent RGB values are (36, 9, 82), which means it is composed of 28% red, 7% green and 65% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:56 M:89 Y:0 K:68. In the HSV/HSB scale, Royal Indigo has a hue of 262°, 89% saturation and a brightness value of 32%.
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.

Royal Indigo 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the royal indigo CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Royal Indigo Color Codes

Hex Code#240952
RGB Values(36, 9, 82)
CMYK Values(56%, 89%, 0%, 68%)
HSV/HSB Values(262°, 89%, 32%)
Closest Web Safe#330066
Inverse Color#DBF6AD [Tea Green]
Closest Pantone®274 C
Closest RAL5022 [Night blue]
Complementary Color#375209 [Army Green]
Royal Indigo Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#2A2A2A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#191919
Weighted Average (Luma)#141414
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#4C4C4C

Royal Indigo Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 240952. Complementary color is 375209

Complementary Palette

The complement of Royal Indigo is Army Green with the hex code #375209. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #240952 color is offered by #375209. 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 (240952, 490952 and 091352)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Royal Indigo (#240952) are American Purple (#490952) and Oxford Blue (#091352). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Royal 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (240952, 524909 and 135209)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Royal Indigo (#240952) are #524909 (Dark Bronze (Coin)) and #135209 (Lincoln 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 (240952, 522409 and 095224)

Triadic Palette

Royal Indigo triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #522409 (Seal Brown) and #095224 (Forest Green (Traditional)) along with #240952 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 (240952, 522409, 375209 and 093752)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Royal Indigo has four colors - #522409 (Seal Brown), #375209 (Army Green) and #093752 (Prussian Blue) in addition to the base color (#240952). 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 (240952, 520913, 375209 and 095248)

Square Palette

Royal Indigo square color palette has #520913 (Dark Scarlet), #375209 (Army Green) and #095248 (Blue-Green (Color Wheel)). 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

Royal Indigo Color Rainbow Palette

Our Royal 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Royal Indigo Color


  • Transparent 503A75#503A75
  • Transparent 665386#665386
  • Transparent 7C6B97#7C6B97
  • Transparent 9284A9#9284A9
  • Transparent A79DBA#A79DBA
  • Transparent BDB5CB#BDB5CB
  • Transparent D3CEDC#D3CEDC
  • Transparent E9E6EE#E9E6EE


  • Transparent 36215B#36215B
  • Transparent 402D60#402D60
  • Transparent 493964#493964
  • Transparent 524569#524569
  • Transparent 5B506E#5B506E
  • Transparent 645C72#645C72
  • Transparent 6E6877#6E6877
  • Transparent 77747B#77747B


  • Transparent 1D0742#1D0742
  • Transparent 190639#190639
  • Transparent 160531#160531
  • Transparent 120529#120529
  • Transparent 0E0421#0E0421
  • Transparent 0B0319#0B0319
  • Transparent 070210#070210
  • Transparent 040108#040108

Royal Indigo Color Patterns

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    Royal Indigo Gingham Checks

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    Royal Indigo Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Royal Indigo Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Royal Indigo Honeycomb Pattern

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    Royal Indigo Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Royal Indigo Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Royal Indigo Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Royal Indigo Plaid Pattern