#a68ede Color Information

#a68ede 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 #a68ede. In RGB, it consists of 65.1% Red, 55.7% Green, and 87.1% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 25.2% Cyan, 36% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 12.9% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 258.0°, with saturation of 54.8% and lightness of 71.4%. The decimal value for #a68ede is 10915550, and its nearest "web safe" color is #9999cc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #a68ede 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#a68ede Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color166, 142, 222 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color65.1%, 55.7%, 87.1% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.349, 0.443, 0.129 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.252, 0.36, 0, 0.129 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color258.0°, 54.8%, 71.4% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color258.0°, 36.0%, 87.1% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color38.584, 32.727, 73.391 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color166, 142, 222 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code10915550 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color63.939, 25.653, -37.531 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)63.939, 45.461, 304.354 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color63.939, 6.678, -62.702 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color57.207, 20.277, -36.017 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.267, 0.226, 32.727 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289105630 / 0xffa68ede Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#9999cc Copy
Last Updated: December 5, 2022

Shades of #a68ede

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #a68ede, its pure hue is 258.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 54.8%, and its lightness is 71.4%. 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 18 different shades of #a68ede, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0a080d to #9c86d1.

Tints of #a68ede

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #a68ede, its pure hue is 258.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 54.8%, and its lightness is 71.4%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #a68ede, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #ab95e0 to #faf8fd.

Tones of #a68ede

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #a68ede, its pure hue is 258.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 54.8%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #a68ede, which range from #b6b6b6 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #996dff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #a68ede

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #a68ede! For #a68ede, 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, #a68ede. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #a68ede

This color, #a68ede, consists of 65.1% Red, 55.7% Green, and 87.1% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 166, Green = 142, Blue = 222. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #a68ede is 25.2% Cyan, 36% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 12.9% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R65.1%
C25.2%
G55.7%
M36.0%
B87.1%
Y0.0%
K12.9%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 166 142 222
Octal 246 216 336
Hexa #a6 #8e #de
Binary 10100110 10001110 11011110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 25 36 0 12
Octal 31 44 0 14
Hexa #19 #24 #00 #0c
Binary 00011001 00100100 00000000 00001100

Analogous Colors of #a68ede

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #a68ede — 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 #a68ede.

Triadic Colors of #a68ede

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 #a68ede — 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 #a68ede.

Complementary Color of #a68ede

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #a68ede — which has hue 258.0° — its complementary color is located at 78.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #a68ede.

Split Complementary Colors of #a68ede

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 #a68ede — 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 #a68ede.

Tetradic Colors of #a68ede

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 #a68ede — 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 #a68ede.

Monochromatic Colors of #a68ede

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #a68ede, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #836eb5 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #cfbef7 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #a68ede

We want to make getting started with #a68ede on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #a68ede into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #a68ede 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 #a68ede with other HTML elements.

#a68ede Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #a68ede.
<span style="color: #a68ede;">The color of this text is #a68ede.</span>

#a68ede Background Color

The background color for this text is #a68ede.
<div style="background-color: #a68ede; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #a68ede.</div>

#a68ede Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #a68ede.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #a68ede;">This color for the shadow of this text is #a68ede.</span>

#a68ede Border Color

This is a div with border color #a68ede.
<div style="border: #a68ede 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #a68ede.</div>

#a68ede Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #a68ede on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a68ede; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a68ede on a white background.</div></div>

#a68ede Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #a68ede on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #a68ede; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #a68ede on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #a68ede to White

This is a gradient from #a68ede to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a68ede,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a68ede,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a68ede,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a68ede,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a68ede to white.</div>

Gradient from #a68ede to Black

This is a gradient from #a68ede to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#a68ede,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#a68ede,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#a68ede,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#a68ede,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #a68ede to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #a68ede

In addition to using #a68ede 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 #a68ede in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #a68ede, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 166, Green = 142, Blue = 222). If you need details about the color coordinates of #a68ede 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 #a68ede
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(166, 142, 222)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #a68ede; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #a68ede; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #a68ede; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(166, 142, 222);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#a68ede")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:166, green:142, blue:222, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:166 green:142 blue:222 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(166f, 142f, 222f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(166, 142, 222);
 

#a68ede Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #a68ede the same way. For those with color blindness, #a68ede might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #a68ede looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #a68ede 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 #a68ede 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 #a68ede 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 Recommended

We analyzed whether #a68ede 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 2.8:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text