#8855ff Color Information

#8855ff 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 #8855ff, and its official name is Purple Honeycreeper. In RGB, it consists of 53.3% Red, 33.3% Green, and 100.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 46.7% Cyan, 66.7% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 0% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 258.0°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 66.7%. The decimal value for #8855ff is 8934911, and its nearest "web safe" color is #9966ff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #8855ff is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#8855ff Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorPurple Honeycreeper Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color136, 85, 255 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color53.3%, 33.3%, 100.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.467, 0.667, 0.000 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.467, 0.667, 0, 0 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color258.0°, 100.0%, 66.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color258.0°, 66.7%, 100.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color31.452, 18.951, 96.608 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color136, 85, 255 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code8934911 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color50.630, 58.639, -77.303 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)50.630, 97.028, 307.182 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color50.630, 6.529, -122.865 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color43.533, 52.780, -101.103 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.214, 0.129, 18.951 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4287124991 / 0xff8855ff Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#9966ff Copy
Last Updated: April 18, 2024

Shades of #8855ff

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #8855ff, its pure hue is 258.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 66.7%. 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 #8855ff, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #110b20 to #774adf.

Tints of #8855ff

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #8855ff, its pure hue is 258.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, and its lightness is 66.7%. 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 #8855ff, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #976aff to #f0eaff.

Tones of #8855ff

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #8855ff, its pure hue is 258.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 100.0%, 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 #8855ff, which range from #aaaaaa (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #8855ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #8855ff

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #8855ff! For #8855ff, 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, #8855ff. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #8855ff

This color, #8855ff, consists of 53.3% Red, 33.3% Green, and 100.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 136, Green = 85, Blue = 255. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #8855ff is 46.7% Cyan, 66.7% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 0% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R53.3%
C46.7%
G33.3%
M66.7%
B100.0%
Y0.0%
K0.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 136 85 255
Octal 210 125 377
Hexa #88 #55 #ff
Binary 10001000 01010101 11111111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 46 66 0 0
Octal 56 102 0 0
Hexa #2e #42 #00 #00
Binary 00101110 01000010 00000000 00000000

Analogous Colors of #8855ff

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #8855ff — which has hue 258.0° — its analogous colors are located at 228.0° and 288.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #8855ff.

Triadic Colors of #8855ff

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 #8855ff — which has hue 258.0° — its triadic colors are located at 18.0° and 258.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #8855ff.

Complementary Color of #8855ff

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #8855ff — which has hue 258.0° — its complementary color is located at 78.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #8855ff.

Split Complementary Colors of #8855ff

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 #8855ff — which has hue 258.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 48.0° and 258.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #8855ff.

Tetradic Colors of #8855ff

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 #8855ff — which has hue 258.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 168.0°, 258.0°, 348.0°, and 78.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #8855ff.

Monochromatic Colors of #8855ff

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #8855ff, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #4c00ff — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #c4aaff (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #8855ff

We want to make getting started with #8855ff on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #8855ff into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #8855ff 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 #8855ff with other HTML elements.

#8855ff Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #8855ff.
<span style="color: #8855ff;">The color of this text is #8855ff.</span>

#8855ff Background Color

The background color for this text is #8855ff.
<div style="background-color: #8855ff; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #8855ff.</div>

#8855ff Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #8855ff.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #8855ff;">This color for the shadow of this text is #8855ff.</span>

#8855ff Border Color

This is a div with border color #8855ff.
<div style="border: #8855ff 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #8855ff.</div>

#8855ff Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #8855ff on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #8855ff; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #8855ff on a white background.</div></div>

#8855ff Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #8855ff on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #8855ff; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #8855ff on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #8855ff to White

This is a gradient from #8855ff to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#8855ff,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#8855ff,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#8855ff,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#8855ff,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #8855ff to white.</div>

Gradient from #8855ff to Black

This is a gradient from #8855ff to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#8855ff,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#8855ff,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#8855ff,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#8855ff,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #8855ff to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #8855ff

In addition to using #8855ff 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 #8855ff in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #8855ff, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 136, Green = 85, Blue = 255). If you need details about the color coordinates of #8855ff 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 #8855ff
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(136, 85, 255)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #8855ff; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #8855ff; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #8855ff; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(136, 85, 255);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#8855ff")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:136, green:85, blue:255, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:136 green:85 blue:255 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(136f, 85f, 255f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(136, 85, 255);
 

#8855ff Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #8855ff the same way. For those with color blindness, #8855ff might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #8855ff looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #8855ff 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 #8855ff 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 #8855ff 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 #8855ff 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 4.4:1 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 #8855ff would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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