#b873b1 Color Information

#b873b1 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 #b873b1. In RGB, it consists of 72.2% Red, 45.1% Green, and 69.4% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 37.5% Magenta, 3.8% Yellow, and 27.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 306.1°, with saturation of 32.7% and lightness of 58.6%. The decimal value for #b873b1 is 12088241, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc6699. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #b873b1 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#b873b1 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color184, 115, 177 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color72.2%, 45.1%, 69.4% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.278, 0.549, 0.306 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.375, 0.038, 0.278 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color306.1°, 32.7%, 58.6% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color306.1°, 37.5%, 72.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color33.834, 25.626, 44.758 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color184, 115, 177 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code12088241 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color57.680, 36.768, -21.673 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)57.680, 42.680, 329.483 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color57.680, 35.325, -38.165 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color50.622, 30.713, -16.986 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.325, 0.246, 25.626 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290278321 / 0xffb873b1 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc6699 Copy

Shades of #b873b1

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #b873b1, its pure hue is 306.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 32.7%, and its lightness is 58.6%. 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 #b873b1, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0b070a to #ad6ca7.

Tints of #b873b1

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #b873b1, its pure hue is 306.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 32.7%, and its lightness is 58.6%. 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 #b873b1, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #bc7bb6 to #fbf7fa.

Tones of #b873b1

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #b873b1, its pure hue is 306.1° on the color wheel and its saturation is 32.7%, 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 #b873b1, which range from #969696 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff2cea (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #b873b1

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #b873b1! For #b873b1, 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, #b873b1. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #b873b1

This color, #b873b1, consists of 72.2% Red, 45.1% Green, and 69.4% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 184, Green = 115, Blue = 177. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #b873b1 is 0% Cyan, 37.5% Magenta, 3.8% Yellow, and 27.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R72.2%
C0.0%
G45.1%
M37.5%
B69.4%
Y3.8%
K27.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 184 115 177
Octal 270 163 261
Hexa #b8 #73 #b1
Binary 10111000 01110011 10110001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 37 3 27
Octal 0 45 3 33
Hexa #00 #25 #03 #1b
Binary 00000000 00100101 00000011 00011011

Analogous Colors of #b873b1

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #b873b1 — which has hue 306.1° — its analogous colors are located at 276.1° and 336.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b873b1.

Triadic Colors of #b873b1

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 #b873b1 — which has hue 306.1° — its triadic colors are located at 66.1° and 306.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b873b1.

Complementary Color of #b873b1

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #b873b1 — which has hue 306.1° — its complementary color is located at 126.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b873b1.

Split Complementary Colors of #b873b1

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 #b873b1 — which has hue 306.1° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 96.1° and 306.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b873b1.

Tetradic Colors of #b873b1

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 #b873b1 — which has hue 306.1° — its tetradic colors are located at 216.1°, 306.1°, 36.1°, and 126.1° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b873b1.

Monochromatic Colors of #b873b1

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #b873b1, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #71516d — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #e4b0df (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #b873b1

We want to make getting started with #b873b1 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #b873b1 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #b873b1 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 #b873b1 with other HTML elements.

#b873b1 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #b873b1.
<span style="color: #b873b1;">The color of this text is #b873b1.</span>

#b873b1 Background Color

The background color for this text is #b873b1.
<div style="background-color: #b873b1; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #b873b1.</div>

#b873b1 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #b873b1.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #b873b1;">This color for the shadow of this text is #b873b1.</span>

#b873b1 Border Color

This is a div with border color #b873b1.
<div style="border: #b873b1 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #b873b1.</div>

#b873b1 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #b873b1 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b873b1; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b873b1 on a white background.</div></div>

#b873b1 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #b873b1 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b873b1; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b873b1 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #b873b1 to White

This is a gradient from #b873b1 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b873b1,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b873b1,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b873b1,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b873b1,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b873b1 to white.</div>

Gradient from #b873b1 to Black

This is a gradient from #b873b1 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b873b1,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b873b1,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b873b1,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b873b1,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b873b1 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #b873b1

In addition to using #b873b1 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 #b873b1 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #b873b1, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 184, Green = 115, Blue = 177). If you need details about the color coordinates of #b873b1 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 #b873b1
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(184, 115, 177)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #b873b1; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #b873b1; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #b873b1; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(184, 115, 177);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#b873b1")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:184, green:115, blue:177, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:184 green:115 blue:177 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(184f, 115f, 177f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(184, 115, 177);
 

#b873b1 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #b873b1 the same way. For those with color blindness, #b873b1 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #b873b1 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #b873b1 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 #b873b1 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 #b873b1 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 #b873b1 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 3.4:1 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 #b873b1 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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