Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a500a2) color information

#a500a2 is the hex color code that looks similar to "Heliotrope magenta" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark pink". When people from western culture see this color, Heliotrope magenta (#a500a2), used in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: something sweet, romance, pretty, women, and health care. This color isn't popular for finance.

#a500a2 Breakdown

#a500a2 is made up of (165, 0, 162) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 1.82, 35.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10813602 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #990099. White should be used ontop of #a500a2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a500a2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a500a2 luma #67.64
Websafe hex #990099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(165, 0, 162) Adobe RGB (139.00, 29.00, 159.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 0%, 64%) Closest named color Heliotrope magenta
rgba rgba(165.0, 0.0, 162.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 63.12, -44.60)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 1.82, 35.29) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 67.42, -42.47)
hsv hsv(300.92, 100.00, 32.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 79.68, 327.79)
hsb hsb(300.92, 100.00, 65.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, 51.69, -68.30)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a500a2)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #a500a2 and the second color is called the "compliment" #00a500.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a500a2)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a500a2 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00a500.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a500a2)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a500a2)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a500a2)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #a500a2

Lighter shades of #a500a2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#a500a2)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #a500a2 with black

Tones of #a500a2

When you combine pure gray with this color, #a500a2, tones are produced.

Gradients including #a500a2

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #a500a2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a500a2 → #00a500
#a500a2 → #c04cbd
#a500a2 → #ffffff
#a500a2 → #a50052
#a500a2 → #630061
#a500a2 → #5200a5

#a500a2 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #a500a2 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #a500a2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#a500a2 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#a500a2might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #a500a2

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a500a2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a500a2

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #a500a2
Java new Color(165, 0, 162);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 165, 0, 162);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:165 green:0 blue:162 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(165f, 0f, 162f);
Swift UIColor(red:165, green:0, blue:162, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a200a5
Python Color('#a500a2')

Base Conversions of hex color #a500a2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a500a2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10813602 while the individual RGB conversions are: 165, 0, 162.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100101 00000000 10100010
Hex a5 00 a2
Octal 245 0 242
Decimal 165 0 162

Icons incorporating the color #a500a2

If you're considering using #a500a2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a500a2 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a500a2 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #a500a2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a500a2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a500a2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a500a2 background.
This text is hex color #a500a2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a500a2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a500a2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a500a2 and white (#ffffff) background.