Royal Purple

HEX #561D5E / RGB (86, 29, 94)

Gold and Purple Royal Chair

What is Royal Purple Color?

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Royal Purple has the hex code #561D5E. The equivalent RGB values are (86, 29, 94), which means it is composed of 41% red, 14% green and 45% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:9 M:69 Y:0 K:63. In the HSV/HSB scale, Royal Purple has a hue of 293°, 69% saturation and a brightness value of 37%.
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 Purple 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Royal Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#561D5E
RGB Values(86, 29, 94)
CMYK Values(9%, 69%, 0%, 63%)
HSV/HSB Values(293°, 69%, 37%)
Closest Web Safe#663366
Inverse Color#A9E2A1 [Granny Smith Apple]
Closest Pantone®261 C
Closest RAL4007 [Purple violet]
Complementary Color#255E1D [Mughal Green]
Royal Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#464646
Weighted Average (Most Common)#353535
Weighted Average (Luma)#2E2E2E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#717171

Royal Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 561D5E. Complementary color is 255E1D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Royal Purple is Mughal Green with the hex code #255E1D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #561D5E color is offered by #255E1D. 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 (561D5E, 5E1D46 and 361D5E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Royal Purple (#561D5E) are Brown Chocolate (#5E1D46) and American Purple (#361D5E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Royal 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 (561D5E, 465E1D and 1D5E36)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Royal Purple (#561D5E) are #465E1D (Dark Moss Green) and #1D5E36 (Brunswick 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 (561D5E, 5E561D and 1D5E56)

Triadic Palette

Royal Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5E561D (Antique Bronze) and #1D5E56 (Dark Slate Gray) along with #561D5E 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 (561D5E, 5E561D, 255E1D and 1D255E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Royal Purple has four colors - #5E561D (Antique Bronze), #255E1D (Mughal Green) and #1D255E (Space Cadet) in addition to the base color (#561D5E). 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 (561D5E, 5E361D, 255E1D and 1D465E)

Square Palette

Royal Purple square color palette has #5E361D (Liver (Dogs)), #255E1D (Mughal Green) and #1D465E (Japanese Indigo). 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 Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Royal 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 Royal Purple Color


  • Transparent 784A7E#784A7E
  • Transparent 89618E#89618E
  • Transparent 9A779E#9A779E
  • Transparent AB8EAF#AB8EAF
  • Transparent BBA5BF#BBA5BF
  • Transparent CCBBCF#CCBBCF
  • Transparent DDD2DF#DDD2DF
  • Transparent EEE8EF#EEE8EF


  • Transparent 5E3165#5E3165
  • Transparent 633B68#633B68
  • Transparent 67456C#67456C
  • Transparent 6B4F6F#6B4F6F
  • Transparent 6F5872#6F5872
  • Transparent 736276#736276
  • Transparent 786C79#786C79
  • Transparent 7C767D#7C767D


  • Transparent 45174B#45174B
  • Transparent 3C1442#3C1442
  • Transparent 341138#341138
  • Transparent 2B0F2F#2B0F2F
  • Transparent 220C26#220C26
  • Transparent 1A091C#1A091C
  • Transparent 110613#110613
  • Transparent 090309#090309

Royal Purple Color Patterns

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    Royal Purple Gingham Checks

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    Royal Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Royal Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Royal Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Royal Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Royal Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Royal Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Royal Purple Plaid Pattern

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