Faux-Wisteria (#cc96de) color information

The hexidecimal color, #cc96de, should not to be confused with "Wisteria" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Wisteria (#cc96de), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: signs of royalty, calming down and soothing, their spiritual life, slight femininity, and travel. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #cc96de

#cc96de is made up of (204, 150, 222) in RGB colorspace and (8.11, 32.43, 0.00, 12.94) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13407966 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc99cc. White should be used ontop of #cc96de to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cc96de. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cc96de luma #174.13
Websafe hex #cc99cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(204, 150, 222) Adobe RGB (189.00, 149.00, 218.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 59%, 87%) Closest named color Wisteria
rgba rgba(204.0, 150.0, 222.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (63.25, 31.49, -29.64)
cmyk cmyk(8.11, 32.43, 0.00, 12.94) CIE-L*ab (69.47, 32.52, -28.48)
hsv hsv(285.00, 51.85, 73.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (69.47, 43.23, 318.79)
hsb hsb(285.00, 32.18, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (69.47, 24.55, -49.69)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Wisteria (#cc96de)

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" #cc96de and the second color is called the "compliment" #a8dd96.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Wisteria (#cc96de)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #cc96de is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a8dd96.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Wisteria (#cc96de)

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-Wisteria (#cc96de)

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-Wisteria (#cc96de)

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.

Faux-Wisteria (#cc96de)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #cc96de with white

Darker variations of #cc96de

When you combine pure black with this color, #cc96de, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #cc96de

Tones of #cc96de can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#cc96de in 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 #cc96de as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cc96de → #a8dd96
#cc96de → #dbb5e7
#cc96de → #ffffff
#cc96de → #dd96cc
#cc96de → #7a5a85
#cc96de → #a896dd

Faux-Wisteria (#cc96de) in different environments

Seeing #cc96de 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 #cc96de could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #cc96de

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

#cc96demight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Wisteria (#cc96de)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cc96de. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#cc96de in programming

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 #cc96de
Java new Color(204, 150, 222);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 150, 222);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:150 blue:222 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 150f, 222f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:150, blue:222, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $de96cc
Python Color('#cc96de')

Base Conversions of hex color #cc96de

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cc96de. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13407966 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 150, 222.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 10010110 11011110
Hex cc 96 de
Octal 314 226 336
Decimal 204 150 222

#cc96de Icons

If you're considering using #cc96de in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Wisteria (#cc96de) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cc96de 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 #cc96de on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cc96de on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cc96de background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cc96de background.
This text is hex color #cc96de on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cc96de on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cc96de and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cc96de and white (#ffffff) background.