Twilight Lavender

HEX #8A496B / RGB (138, 73, 107)

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What is Twilight Lavender Color?

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Twilight Lavender has the hex code #8A496B. The equivalent RGB values are (138, 73, 107), which means it is composed of 43% red, 23% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:47 Y:22 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, Twilight Lavender has a hue of 329°, 47% saturation and a brightness value of 54%.
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.

Twilight lavender is a dark reddish purple color formulated by Crayola in 1990 and introduced in their Silver Swirls set. The color can be applied to web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB codes.

Twilight Lavender Color Codes

Hex Code#8A496B
RGB Values(138, 73, 107)
CMYK Values(0%, 47%, 22%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(329°, 47%, 54%)
Closest Web Safe#993366
Inverse Color#75B694 [Green Sheen]
Closest Pantone®689 C
Closest RAL4008 [Signal violet]
Complementary Color#498A68 [Deep Aquamarine]
Twilight Lavender Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#606060
Weighted Average (Luma)#595959
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9A9A9A

Twilight Lavender Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8A496B. Complementary color is 498A68

Complementary Palette

The complement of Twilight Lavender is Deep Aquamarine with the hex code #498A68. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8A496B color is offered by #498A68. 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 (8A496B, 8A494B and 89498A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Twilight Lavender (#8A496B) are Cordovan (#8A494B) and Plum (#89498A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Twilight Lavender 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 (8A496B, 4B8A49 and 498A89)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Twilight Lavender (#8A496B) are #4B8A49 (May Green) and #498A89 (Wintergreen Dream). 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 (8A496B, 6B8A49 and 496B8A)

Triadic Palette

Twilight Lavender triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6B8A49 (Palm Leaf) and #496B8A (Queen Blue) along with #8A496B 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 (8A496B, 6B8A49, 498A68 and 68498A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Twilight Lavender has four colors - #6B8A49 (Palm Leaf), #498A68 (Deep Aquamarine) and #68498A (Dark Lavender) in addition to the base color (#8A496B). 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 (8A496B, 8A8949, 498A68 and 494B8A)

Square Palette

Twilight Lavender square color palette has #8A8949 (Dark Tan), #498A68 (Deep Aquamarine) and #494B8A (Purple Navy). 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

Twilight Lavender Color Rainbow Palette

Our Twilight Lavender 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 Twilight Lavender Color


  • Transparent A16D89#A16D89
  • Transparent AD8097#AD8097
  • Transparent B992A6#B992A6
  • Transparent C5A4B5#C5A4B5
  • Transparent D0B6C4#D0B6C4
  • Transparent DCC8D3#DCC8D3
  • Transparent E8DBE1#E8DBE1
  • Transparent F3EDF0#F3EDF0


  • Transparent 88546F#88546F
  • Transparent 875A71#875A71
  • Transparent 865F73#865F73
  • Transparent 856576#856576
  • Transparent 846A78#846A78
  • Transparent 83707A#83707A
  • Transparent 82757C#82757C
  • Transparent 817B7E#817B7E


  • Transparent 6E3A56#6E3A56
  • Transparent 61334B#61334B
  • Transparent 532C40#532C40
  • Transparent 452536#452536
  • Transparent 371D2B#371D2B
  • Transparent 291620#291620
  • Transparent 1C0F15#1C0F15
  • Transparent 0E070B#0E070B

Twilight Lavender Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Twilight Lavender Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Twilight Lavender Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Twilight Lavender Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Twilight Lavender Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Twilight Lavender Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Twilight Lavender Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Twilight Lavender Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Twilight Lavender Plaid Pattern

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