#bab8d3 Color Information

#bab8d3 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 #bab8d3, and its official name is Purple Heather. In RGB, it consists of 72.9% Red, 72.2% Green, and 82.7% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 11.8% Cyan, 12.8% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 17.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 244.4°, with saturation of 23.5% and lightness of 77.5%. The decimal value for #bab8d3 is 12237011, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cccccc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #bab8d3 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#bab8d3 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorPurple Heather Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color186, 184, 211 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color72.9%, 72.2%, 82.7% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.271, 0.278, 0.173 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.118, 0.128, 0, 0.173 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color244.4°, 23.5%, 77.5% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color244.4°, 12.8%, 82.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color49.148, 49.423, 68.577 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color186, 184, 211 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code12237011 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color75.714, 6.003, -13.309 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)75.714, 14.601, 294.279 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color75.714, -0.495, -21.500 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color70.302, 1.762, -8.625 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.294, 0.296, 49.423 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290427091 / 0xffbab8d3 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cccccc Copy
Last Updated: May 27, 2024

Shades of #bab8d3

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #bab8d3, its pure hue is 244.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 23.5%, and its lightness is 77.5%. 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 #bab8d3, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #17171a to #a3a1b9.

Tints of #bab8d3

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #bab8d3, its pure hue is 244.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 23.5%, and its lightness is 77.5%. 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 #bab8d3, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #c3c1d9 to #f6f6fa.

Tones of #bab8d3

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #bab8d3, its pure hue is 244.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 23.5%, 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 #bab8d3, which range from #c6c6c6 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #958cff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #bab8d3

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #bab8d3! For #bab8d3, 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, #bab8d3. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #bab8d3

This color, #bab8d3, consists of 72.9% Red, 72.2% Green, and 82.7% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 186, Green = 184, Blue = 211. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #bab8d3 is 11.8% Cyan, 12.8% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 17.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R72.9%
C11.8%
G72.2%
M12.8%
B82.7%
Y0.0%
K17.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 186 184 211
Octal 272 270 323
Hexa #ba #b8 #d3
Binary 10111010 10111000 11010011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 11 12 0 17
Octal 13 14 0 21
Hexa #0b #0c #00 #11
Binary 00001011 00001100 00000000 00010001

Analogous Colors of #bab8d3

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #bab8d3 — which has hue 244.4° — its analogous colors are located at 214.4° and 274.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bab8d3.

Triadic Colors of #bab8d3

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 #bab8d3 — which has hue 244.4° — its triadic colors are located at 4.4° and 244.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bab8d3.

Complementary Color of #bab8d3

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #bab8d3 — which has hue 244.4° — its complementary color is located at 64.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bab8d3.

Split Complementary Colors of #bab8d3

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 #bab8d3 — which has hue 244.4° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 34.4° and 244.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bab8d3.

Tetradic Colors of #bab8d3

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 #bab8d3 — which has hue 244.4° — its tetradic colors are located at 154.4°, 244.4°, 334.4°, and 64.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bab8d3.

Monochromatic Colors of #bab8d3

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #bab8d3, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #a09fb3 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #dad8ec (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #bab8d3

We want to make getting started with #bab8d3 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #bab8d3 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #bab8d3 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 #bab8d3 with other HTML elements.

#bab8d3 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #bab8d3.
<span style="color: #bab8d3;">The color of this text is #bab8d3.</span>

#bab8d3 Background Color

The background color for this text is #bab8d3.
<div style="background-color: #bab8d3; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #bab8d3.</div>

#bab8d3 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #bab8d3.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #bab8d3;">This color for the shadow of this text is #bab8d3.</span>

#bab8d3 Border Color

This is a div with border color #bab8d3.
<div style="border: #bab8d3 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #bab8d3.</div>

#bab8d3 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #bab8d3 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #bab8d3; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #bab8d3 on a white background.</div></div>

#bab8d3 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #bab8d3 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #bab8d3; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #bab8d3 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #bab8d3 to White

This is a gradient from #bab8d3 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#bab8d3,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#bab8d3,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#bab8d3,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#bab8d3,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #bab8d3 to white.</div>

Gradient from #bab8d3 to Black

This is a gradient from #bab8d3 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#bab8d3,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#bab8d3,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#bab8d3,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#bab8d3,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #bab8d3 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #bab8d3

In addition to using #bab8d3 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 #bab8d3 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #bab8d3, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 186, Green = 184, Blue = 211). If you need details about the color coordinates of #bab8d3 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 #bab8d3
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(186, 184, 211)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #bab8d3; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #bab8d3; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #bab8d3; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(186, 184, 211);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#bab8d3")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:186, green:184, blue:211, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:186 green:184 blue:211 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(186f, 184f, 211f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(186, 184, 211);
 

#bab8d3 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #bab8d3 the same way. For those with color blindness, #bab8d3 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #bab8d3 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #bab8d3 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 #bab8d3 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 #bab8d3 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 #bab8d3 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 1.9:1 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
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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