Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#b5009f) color information

#b5009f is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Heliotrope magenta" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Heliotrope magenta (#b5009f), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: warmth, youth, pretty, limiting, and the home. This color isn't popular for finance. Windows uses this color in their branding.

#b5009f Breakdown

#b5009f is made up of (181, 0, 159) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 12.15, 29.02) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11862175 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc0099. White should be used ontop of #b5009f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b5009f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b5009f luma #72.09
Websafe hex #cc0099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(181, 0, 159) Adobe RGB (154.00, 0.00, 153.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(71%, 0%, 62%) Closest named color Heliotrope magenta
rgba rgba(181.0, 0.0, 159.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (34.64, 71.16, -35.43)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 12.15, 29.02) CIE-L*ab (41.22, 73.74, -35.69)
hsv hsv(307.61, 100.00, 35.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (41.22, 81.92, 334.17)
hsb hsb(307.61, 100.00, 71.00) CIE-L*uv (41.22, 70.25, -60.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#b5009f)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #b5009f while the second is the "compliment" #00b515.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#b5009f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b5009f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00b515.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#b5009f)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#b5009f)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#b5009f)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter variations of #b5009f

Lighter shades of #b5009f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #b5009f

Darker shades of #b5009f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#b5009f)'s Tones

Tones of #b5009f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#b5009f) Gradients

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 #b5009f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b5009f → #00b515
#b5009f → #cb4cbb
#b5009f → #ffffff
#b5009f → #b50045
#b5009f → #6c005f
#b5009f → #6f00b5

Faux-Heliotrope magenta (#b5009f) in different environments

Seeing #b5009f 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 #b5009f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#b5009f 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.

#b5009fmight 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.

#b5009f popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b5009f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#b5009f in coding

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 #b5009f
Java new Color(181, 0, 159);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 181, 0, 159);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:181 green:0 blue:159 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(181f, 0f, 159f);
Swift UIColor(red:181, green:0, blue:159, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9f00b5
Python Color('#b5009f')

Base Conversions of hex color #b5009f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b5009f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11862175 while the individual RGB conversions are: 181, 0, 159.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110101 00000000 10011111
Hex b5 00 9f
Octal 265 0 237
Decimal 181 0 159

Icons incorporating the color #b5009f

If you're considering using #b5009f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b5009f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b5009f 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 #b5009f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b5009f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b5009f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b5009f background.
This text is hex color #b5009f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b5009f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b5009f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b5009f and white (#ffffff) background.