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Summer Purple Color

HEX #A47DB9 / RGB (164, 125, 185)

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What is Summer Purple Color?

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Summer Purple has the hex code #A47DB9. The equivalent RGB values are (164, 125, 185), which means it is composed of 35% red, 26% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:11 M:32 Y:0 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, Summer Purple has a hue of 279°, 32% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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.

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

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Summer Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#A47DB9
RGB Values(164, 125, 185)
CMYK Values(11%, 32%, 0%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(279°, 32%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#9966CC
Inverse Color#5B8246 [Fern Green]
Closest Pantone®521 C
Closest RAL4009 [Pastel violet]
Complementary Color#92B97D [Olivine]
Summer Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8F8F8F
Weighted Average (Luma)#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BCBCBC

Summer Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A47DB9. Complementary color is 92B97D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Summer Purple is Olivine with the hex code #92B97D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A47DB9 color is offered by #92B97D. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (A47DB9, B97DB0 and 867DB9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Summer Purple (#A47DB9) are Opera Mauve (#B97DB0) and Ube (#867DB9). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Summer 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (A47DB9, B0B97D and 7DB986)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Summer Purple (#A47DB9) are #B0B97D (Misty Moss) and #7DB986 (Iguana 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.

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Triadic color palette with (A47DB9, B9A47D and 7DB9A4)

Triadic Palette

Summer Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B9A47D (Pale Taupe) and #7DB9A4 (Green Sheen) along with #A47DB9 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (A47DB9, B9A47D, 92B97D and 7D92B9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Summer Purple has four colors - #B9A47D (Pale Taupe), #92B97D (Olivine) and #7D92B9 (Weldon Blue) in addition to the base color (#A47DB9). 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.

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Square color palette with (A47DB9, B9867D, 92B97D and 7DB0B9)

Square Palette

Summer Purple square color palette has #B9867D (Old Rose), #92B97D (Olivine) and #7DB0B9 (Moonstone 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.

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Rainbow color

Summer Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Summer 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Summer Purple Color


  • Transparent B697C7B697C7
  • Transparent BFA4CEBFA4CE
  • Transparent C8B1D5C8B1D5
  • Transparent D2BEDCD2BEDC
  • Transparent DBCBE3DBCBE3
  • Transparent E4D8EAE4D8EA
  • Transparent EDE5F1EDE5F1
  • Transparent F6F2F8F6F2F8


  • Transparent 9D7EAE9D7EAE
  • Transparent 997EA8997EA8
  • Transparent 967EA2967EA2
  • Transparent 927F9D927F9D
  • Transparent 8E7F978E7F97
  • Transparent 8B7F918B7F91
  • Transparent 877F8B877F8B
  • Transparent 848086848086


  • Transparent 836494836494
  • Transparent 735882735882
  • Transparent 624B6F624B6F
  • Transparent 523F5D523F5D
  • Transparent 42324A42324A
  • Transparent 312638312638
  • Transparent 211925211925
  • Transparent 100D13100D13

Summer Purple Color Patterns

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    Summer Purple Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Summer Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Summer Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Summer Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Summer Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Summer Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Summer Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Summer Purple Plaid Pattern

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