Wild orchid (#d470a2) color information

Hex color #d470a2 is named "Wild orchid". The color is categorized as "light purple". When people from western culture see this color, Wild orchid (#d470a2), used in media, they may think of some of these attributes: having wisdom, anti-aging and not growing old, states of pure consciousness, luxurious, and finance and wealth. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for energy.

#d470a2 Breakdown

#d470a2 is made up of (212, 112, 162) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 47.17, 23.58, 16.86) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13922466 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6699. White should be used ontop of #d470a2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d470a2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d470a2 luma #147.44
Websafe hex #cc6699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(212, 112, 162) Adobe RGB (187.00, 112.00, 160.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(83%, 44%, 64%) Closest named color Wild orchid
rgba rgba(212.0, 112.0, 162.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (52.92, 42.45, -8.74)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 47.17, 23.58, 16.86) CIE-L*ab (59.89, 44.44, -9.97)
hsv hsv(329.23, 53.42, 63.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (59.89, 45.54, 347.36)
hsb hsb(329.23, 46.99, 83.00) CIE-L*uv (59.89, 57.93, -22.22)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Wild orchid (#d470a2)

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" #d470a2 and the second color is called the "compliment" #70d3a0.

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 #Wild orchid (#d470a2)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #d470a2 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #70d3a0.

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 Wild orchid (#d470a2)

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 Wild orchid (#d470a2)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Wild orchid (#d470a2)

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 #d470a2

Lighter shades of #d470a2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Wild orchid (#d470a2)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #d470a2 with black

Tones of #d470a2

When you combine pure gray with this color, #d470a2, tones are produced.

Gradients including #d470a2

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 #d470a2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d470a2 → #70d3a0
#d470a2 → #e09abd
#d470a2 → #ffffff
#d470a2 → #d37071
#d470a2 → #7f4361
#d470a2 → #d170d3

#d470a2 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #d470a2 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 #d470a2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#d470a2 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.

#d470a2might 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 #d470a2

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d470a2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #d470a2

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 #d470a2
Java new Color(212, 112, 162);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 212, 112, 162);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:212 green:112 blue:162 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(212f, 112f, 162f);
Swift UIColor(red:212, green:112, blue:162, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a270d4
Python Color('#d470a2')

Base Conversions of hex color #d470a2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d470a2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13922466 while the individual RGB conversions are: 212, 112, 162.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010100 01110000 10100010
Hex d4 70 a2
Octal 324 160 242
Decimal 212 112 162

#d470a2 Icons

If you're considering using #d470a2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Wild orchid (#d470a2) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #d470a2 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 #d470a2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d470a2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d470a2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d470a2 background.
This text is hex color #d470a2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d470a2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d470a2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d470a2 and white (#ffffff) background.