#6a587e Color Information

#6a587e 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 #6a587e, and its official name is Grape Expectations. In RGB, it consists of 41.6% Red, 34.5% Green, and 49.4% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 15.9% Cyan, 30.2% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 50.6% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 268.4°, with saturation of 17.8% and lightness of 42%. The decimal value for #6a587e is 6969470, and its nearest "web safe" color is #666666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #6a587e is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#6a587e Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorGrape Expectations Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color106, 88, 126 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color41.6%, 34.5%, 49.4% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.584, 0.655, 0.506 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.159, 0.302, 0, 0.506 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color268.4°, 17.8%, 42.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color268.4°, 30.2%, 49.4% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color13.200, 11.550, 21.272 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color106, 88, 126 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code6969470 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color40.492, 15.427, -18.651 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)40.492, 24.205, 309.596 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color40.492, 6.910, -27.888 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color33.985, 9.853, -13.321 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.287, 0.251, 11.550 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4285159550 / 0xff6a587e Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#666666 Copy
Last Updated: February 22, 2024

Shades of #6a587e

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #6a587e, its pure hue is 268.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 17.8%, and its lightness is 42.0%. 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 #6a587e, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d0b10 to #5d4d6e.

Tints of #6a587e

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #6a587e, its pure hue is 268.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 17.8%, and its lightness is 42.0%. 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 #6a587e, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #7d6d8e to #eceaef.

Tones of #6a587e

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #6a587e, its pure hue is 268.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 17.8%, 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 #6a587e, which range from #6b6b6b (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #6500d6 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #6a587e

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #6a587e! For #6a587e, 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, #6a587e. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #6a587e

This color, #6a587e, consists of 41.6% Red, 34.5% Green, and 49.4% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 106, Green = 88, Blue = 126. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #6a587e is 15.9% Cyan, 30.2% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 50.6% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R41.6%
C15.9%
G34.5%
M30.2%
B49.4%
Y0.0%
K50.6%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 106 88 126
Octal 152 130 176
Hexa #6a #58 #7e
Binary 01101010 01011000 01111110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 15 30 0 50
Octal 17 36 0 62
Hexa #0f #1e #00 #32
Binary 00001111 00011110 00000000 00110010

Analogous Colors of #6a587e

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #6a587e — which has hue 268.4° — its analogous colors are located at 238.4° and 298.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6a587e.

Triadic Colors of #6a587e

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 #6a587e — which has hue 268.4° — its triadic colors are located at 28.4° and 268.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6a587e.

Complementary Color of #6a587e

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #6a587e — which has hue 268.4° — its complementary color is located at 88.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6a587e.

Split Complementary Colors of #6a587e

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 #6a587e — which has hue 268.4° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 58.4° and 268.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6a587e.

Tetradic Colors of #6a587e

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 #6a587e — which has hue 268.4° — its tetradic colors are located at 178.4°, 268.4°, 358.4°, and 88.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6a587e.

Monochromatic Colors of #6a587e

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #6a587e, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #35313a — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #9f87ba (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #6a587e

We want to make getting started with #6a587e on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #6a587e into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #6a587e 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 #6a587e with other HTML elements.

#6a587e Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #6a587e.
<span style="color: #6a587e;">The color of this text is #6a587e.</span>

#6a587e Background Color

The background color for this text is #6a587e.
<div style="background-color: #6a587e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #6a587e.</div>

#6a587e Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #6a587e.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #6a587e;">This color for the shadow of this text is #6a587e.</span>

#6a587e Border Color

This is a div with border color #6a587e.
<div style="border: #6a587e 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #6a587e.</div>

#6a587e Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #6a587e on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6a587e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6a587e on a white background.</div></div>

#6a587e Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #6a587e on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6a587e; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6a587e on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #6a587e to White

This is a gradient from #6a587e to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6a587e,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6a587e,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6a587e,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6a587e,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6a587e to white.</div>

Gradient from #6a587e to Black

This is a gradient from #6a587e to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6a587e,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6a587e,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6a587e,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6a587e,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6a587e to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #6a587e

In addition to using #6a587e 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 #6a587e in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #6a587e, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 106, Green = 88, Blue = 126). If you need details about the color coordinates of #6a587e 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 #6a587e
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(106, 88, 126)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #6a587e; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #6a587e; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #6a587e; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(106, 88, 126);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#6a587e")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:106, green:88, blue:126, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:106 green:88 blue:126 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(106f, 88f, 126f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(106, 88, 126);
 

#6a587e Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #6a587e the same way. For those with color blindness, #6a587e might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #6a587e looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #6a587e 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 #6a587e 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 #6a587e 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

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #6a587e 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 6.3:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #6a587e would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

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