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Sweet Potato Purple Color

HEX #A86993 / RGB (168, 105, 147)

Purple sweet potato

What is Sweet Potato Purple Color?

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Sweet Potato Purple has the hex code #A86993. The equivalent RGB values are (168, 105, 147), which means it is composed of 40% red, 25% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:38 Y:13 K:34. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sweet Potato Purple has a hue of 320°, 38% saturation and a brightness value of 66%.
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.

Sweet Potato 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.

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Sweet Potato Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#A86993
RGB Values(168, 105, 147)
CMYK Values(0%, 38%, 13%, 34%)
HSV/HSB Values(320°, 38%, 66%)
Closest Web Safe#996699
Inverse Color#57966C [Russian Green]
Closest Pantone®681 C
Closest RAL4009 [Pastel violet]
Complementary Color#69A87E [Shiny Shamrock]
Sweet Potato Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#818181
Weighted Average (Luma)#797979
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B1B1B1

Sweet Potato Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A86993. Complementary color is 69A87E

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sweet Potato Purple is Shiny Shamrock with the hex code #69A87E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A86993 color is offered by #69A87E. 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 (A86993, A86974 and 9E69A8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sweet Potato Purple (#A86993) are Copper Penny (#A86974) and Purple Mountain Majesty (#9E69A8). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sweet Potato 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 (A86993, 74A869 and 69A89E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sweet Potato Purple (#A86993) are #74A869 (Bud Green) and #69A89E (Green Sheen). 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 (A86993, 93A869 and 6993A8)

Triadic Palette

Sweet Potato Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #93A869 (Asparagus) and #6993A8 (Rackley) along with #A86993 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 (A86993, 93A869, 69A87E and 7E69A8)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sweet Potato Purple has four colors - #93A869 (Asparagus), #69A87E (Shiny Shamrock) and #7E69A8 (Rhythm) in addition to the base color (#A86993). 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 (A86993, A89E69, 69A87E and 6974A8)

Square Palette

Sweet Potato Purple square color palette has #A89E69 (Light Taupe), #69A87E (Shiny Shamrock) and #6974A8 (Dark Blue-Gray). 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

Sweet Potato Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sweet Potato 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 Sweet Potato Purple Color


  • Transparent B987A9B987A9
  • Transparent C296B3C296B3
  • Transparent CBA5BECBA5BE
  • Transparent D4B4C9D4B4C9
  • Transparent DCC3D4DCC3D4
  • Transparent E5D2DFE5D2DF
  • Transparent EEE1E9EEE1E9
  • Transparent F6F0F4F6F0F4


  • Transparent A06E8FA06E8F
  • Transparent 9C708D9C708D
  • Transparent 98728B98728B
  • Transparent 94758A94758A
  • Transparent 907788907788
  • Transparent 8C79868C7986
  • Transparent 887B84887B84
  • Transparent 847E82847E82


  • Transparent 865476865476
  • Transparent 764A67764A67
  • Transparent 653F58653F58
  • Transparent 54354A54354A
  • Transparent 432A3B432A3B
  • Transparent 32202C32202C
  • Transparent 22151D22151D
  • Transparent 110B0F110B0F

Sweet Potato Purple Color Patterns

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    Sweet Potato Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Sweet Potato Purple Polka Dots Pattern

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    Sweet Potato Purple Honeycomb Pattern

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    Sweet Potato Purple Leaves Pattern

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    Sweet Potato Purple Houndstooth Pattern

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    Sweet Potato Purple Trellis Pattern

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    Sweet Potato Purple Plaid Pattern

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