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True Purple Color

HEX #562270 / RGB (86, 34, 112)

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What is True Purple Color?

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True Purple has the hex code #562270. The equivalent RGB values are (86, 34, 112), which means it is composed of 37% red, 15% green and 48% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:23 M:70 Y:0 K:56. In the HSV/HSB scale, True Purple has a hue of 280°, 70% saturation and a brightness value of 44%.
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.

True Purple color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, true 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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True Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#562270
RGB Values(86, 34, 112)
CMYK Values(23%, 70%, 0%, 56%)
HSV/HSB Values(280°, 70%, 44%)
Closest Web Safe#663366
Inverse Color#A9DD8F [Granny Smith Apple]
Closest Pantone®269 C
Closest RAL5022 [Night blue]
Complementary Color#3C7022 [Japanese Laurel]
True Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3A3A3A
Weighted Average (Luma)#333333
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#777777

True Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 562270. Complementary color is 3C7022

Complementary Palette

The complement of True Purple is Japanese Laurel with the hex code #3C7022. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #562270 color is offered by #3C7022. 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 (562270, 702263 and 2F2270)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of True Purple (#562270) are Byzantium (#702263) and St. Patrick's Blue (#2F2270). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of True 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 (562270, 637022 and 22702F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of True Purple (#562270) are #637022 (Mustard Green) and #22702F (Japanese Laurel). 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 (562270, 705622 and 227056)

Triadic Palette

True Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #705622 (Field Drab) and #227056 (Salem) along with #562270 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 (562270, 705622, 3C7022 and 223C70)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of True Purple has four colors - #705622 (Field Drab), #3C7022 (Japanese Laurel) and #223C70 (Indigo (Rainbow)) in addition to the base color (#562270). 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 (562270, 702F22, 3C7022 and 226370)

Square Palette

True Purple square color palette has #702F22 (Liver (Organ)), #3C7022 (Japanese Laurel) and #226370 (Blue Sapphire). 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

True Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our True 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 True Purple Color


  • Transparent 784E8D784E8D
  • Transparent 89649B89649B
  • Transparent 9A7AA99A7AA9
  • Transparent AB91B8AB91B8
  • Transparent BBA7C6BBA7C6
  • Transparent CCBDD4CCBDD4
  • Transparent DDD3E2DDD3E2
  • Transparent EEE9F1EEE9F1


  • Transparent 5E35735E3573
  • Transparent 633E75633E75
  • Transparent 674876674876
  • Transparent 6B51786B5178
  • Transparent 6F5A7A6F5A7A
  • Transparent 73647B73647B
  • Transparent 786D7D786D7D
  • Transparent 7C777E7C777E


  • Transparent 451B5A451B5A
  • Transparent 3C184E3C184E
  • Transparent 341443341443
  • Transparent 2B11382B1138
  • Transparent 220E2D220E2D
  • Transparent 1A0A221A0A22
  • Transparent 110716110716
  • Transparent 09030B09030B

True Purple Color Patterns

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    True Purple Gingham Checks

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    True Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    True Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    True Purple Plaid Pattern

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