#5a3c55 Color Information

#5a3c55 Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #5a3c55, and its official name is Mexican Purple. In RGB, it consists of 35.3% Red, 23.5% Green, and 33.3% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 33.3% Magenta, 5.6% Yellow, and 64.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 310.0°, with saturation of 20% and lightness of 29.4%. The decimal value for #5a3c55 is 5913685, and its nearest "web safe" color is #663366. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #5a3c55 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#5a3c55 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorMexican Purple Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color90, 60, 85 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color35.3%, 23.5%, 33.3% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.647, 0.765, 0.667 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.333, 0.056, 0.647 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color310.0°, 20.0%, 29.4% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color310.0°, 33.3%, 35.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color7.472, 6.061, 9.370 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color90, 60, 85 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code5913685 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color29.567, 17.784, -9.738 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)29.567, 20.275, 331.297 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color29.567, 14.769, -14.263 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color24.620, 11.090, -5.333 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.326, 0.265, 6.061 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4284103765 / 0xff5a3c55 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#663366 Copy
Last Updated: April 18, 2024

Shades of #5a3c55

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #5a3c55, its pure hue is 310.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 20.0%, and its lightness is 29.4%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 9 different shades of #5a3c55, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0b080b to #4f354a.

Tints of #5a3c55

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #5a3c55, its pure hue is 310.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 20.0%, and its lightness is 29.4%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #5a3c55, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #6f546a to #eae7ea.

Tones of #5a3c55

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #5a3c55, its pure hue is 310.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 20.0%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #5a3c55, which range from #4b4b4b (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #96007d (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #5a3c55

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #5a3c55! For #5a3c55, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #5a3c55. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #5a3c55

This color, #5a3c55, consists of 35.3% Red, 23.5% Green, and 33.3% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 90, Green = 60, Blue = 85. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #5a3c55 is 0% Cyan, 33.3% Magenta, 5.6% Yellow, and 64.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R35.3%
C0.0%
G23.5%
M33.3%
B33.3%
Y5.6%
K64.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 90 60 85
Octal 132 74 125
Hexa #5a #3c #55
Binary 01011010 00111100 01010101
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 33 5 64
Octal 0 41 5 100
Hexa #00 #21 #05 #40
Binary 00000000 00100001 00000101 01000000

Analogous Colors of #5a3c55

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #5a3c55 — which has hue 310.0° — its analogous colors are located at 280.0° and 340.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5a3c55.

Triadic Colors of #5a3c55

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #5a3c55 — which has hue 310.0° — its triadic colors are located at 70.0° and 310.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5a3c55.

Complementary Color of #5a3c55

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #5a3c55 — which has hue 310.0° — its complementary color is located at 130.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5a3c55.

Split Complementary Colors of #5a3c55

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #5a3c55 — which has hue 310.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 100.0° and 310.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5a3c55.

Tetradic Colors of #5a3c55

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #5a3c55 — which has hue 310.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 220.0°, 310.0°, 40.0°, and 130.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #5a3c55.

Monochromatic Colors of #5a3c55

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #5a3c55, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #292228 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #924f87 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #5a3c55

We want to make getting started with #5a3c55 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #5a3c55 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #5a3c55 can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #5a3c55 with other HTML elements.

#5a3c55 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #5a3c55.
<span style="color: #5a3c55;">The color of this text is #5a3c55.</span>

#5a3c55 Background Color

The background color for this text is #5a3c55.
<div style="background-color: #5a3c55; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #5a3c55.</div>

#5a3c55 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #5a3c55.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #5a3c55;">This color for the shadow of this text is #5a3c55.</span>

#5a3c55 Border Color

This is a div with border color #5a3c55.
<div style="border: #5a3c55 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #5a3c55.</div>

#5a3c55 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #5a3c55 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #5a3c55; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #5a3c55 on a white background.</div></div>

#5a3c55 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #5a3c55 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #5a3c55; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #5a3c55 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #5a3c55 to White

This is a gradient from #5a3c55 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#5a3c55,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#5a3c55,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#5a3c55,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#5a3c55,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #5a3c55 to white.</div>

Gradient from #5a3c55 to Black

This is a gradient from #5a3c55 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#5a3c55,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#5a3c55,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#5a3c55,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#5a3c55,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #5a3c55 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #5a3c55

In addition to using #5a3c55 on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #5a3c55 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #5a3c55, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 90, Green = 60, Blue = 85). If you need details about the color coordinates of #5a3c55 in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #5a3c55
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(90, 60, 85)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #5a3c55; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #5a3c55; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #5a3c55; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(90, 60, 85);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#5a3c55")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:90, green:60, blue:85, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:90 green:60 blue:85 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(90f, 60f, 85f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(90, 60, 85);
 

#5a3c55 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #5a3c55 the same way. For those with color blindness, #5a3c55 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #5a3c55 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #5a3c55 is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #5a3c55 looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #5a3c55 will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #5a3c55 is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 9.5:1 against white. This is a high enough ratio to be considered accessible under both the AA and AAA level standards for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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