Faux-Heliotrope (#bb66ff) color information

#bb66ff is the hex color code that is very close to "Heliotrope" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Heliotrope (#bb66ff), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: serenity, coldness, self-expression, health care, and widely-used. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to cars.

#bb66ff Breakdown

#bb66ff is made up of (187, 102, 255) in RGB colorspace and (26.67, 60.00, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12281599 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc66ff. White should be used ontop of #bb66ff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bb66ff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bb66ff luma #144.60
Websafe hex #cc66ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(187, 102, 255) Adobe RGB (166.00, 101.00, 251.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(73%, 40%, 100%) Closest named color Heliotrope
rgba rgba(187.0, 102.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (51.96, 60.50, -81.29)
cmyk cmyk(26.67, 60.00, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (58.97, 60.67, -63.84)
hsv hsv(273.00, 100.00, 70.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.97, 88.07, 313.54)
hsb hsb(273.00, 60.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (58.97, 26.04, -107.98)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Heliotrope (#bb66ff)

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" #bb66ff and the second color is called the "compliment" #aaff66.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Heliotrope (#bb66ff)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #bb66ff is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #aaff66.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Heliotrope (#bb66ff)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 (#bb66ff)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Heliotrope (#bb66ff)

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 #bb66ff

Lighter shades of #bb66ff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #bb66ff

Darker shades of #bb66ff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #bb66ff

Tones of #bb66ff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Heliotrope (#bb66ff) 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 #bb66ff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bb66ff → #aaff66
#bb66ff → #cf93ff
#bb66ff → #ffffff
#bb66ff → #ff66f7
#bb66ff → #703d99
#bb66ff → #6d66ff

Faux-Heliotrope (#bb66ff) in different environments

Seeing #bb66ff 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 #bb66ff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#bb66ff 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.

#bb66ffmight 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.

#bb66ff 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#bb66ff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#bb66ff 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 #bb66ff
Java new Color(187, 102, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 187, 102, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:187 green:102 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(187f, 102f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:187, green:102, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff66bb
Python Color('#bb66ff')

Base Conversions of hex color #bb66ff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bb66ff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12281599 while the individual RGB conversions are: 187, 102, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111011 01100110 11111111
Hex bb 66 ff
Octal 273 146 377
Decimal 187 102 255

#bb66ff Icons

If you're considering using #bb66ff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Heliotrope (#bb66ff) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #bb66ff 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 #bb66ff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bb66ff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bb66ff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bb66ff background.
This text is hex color #bb66ff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bb66ff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bb66ff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bb66ff and white (#ffffff) background.