#dd55ff Color Information

#dd55ff 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 #dd55ff, and its official name is Flaming Flamingo. In RGB, it consists of 86.7% Red, 33.3% Green, and 100.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 13.3% Cyan, 66.7% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 0% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 288.0°, with saturation of 100% and lightness of 66.7%. The decimal value for #dd55ff is 14505471, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc66ff. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #dd55ff 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#dd55ff Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorFlaming Flamingo Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color221, 85, 255 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color86.7%, 33.3%, 100.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.133, 0.667, 0.000 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.133, 0.667, 0, 0 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color288.0°, 100.0%, 66.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color288.0°, 66.7%, 100.0% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color51.117, 29.089, 97.528 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color221, 85, 255 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code14505471 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color60.860, 75.317, -60.273 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)60.860, 96.465, 321.331 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color60.860, 50.863, -104.997 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color53.934, 74.791, -69.459 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.288, 0.164, 29.089 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4292695551 / 0xffdd55ff Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc66ff Copy
Last Updated: June 11, 2024

Shades of #dd55ff

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #dd55ff, its pure hue is 288.0° 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 #dd55ff, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #1c0b20 to #c14adf.

Tints of #dd55ff

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #dd55ff, its pure hue is 288.0° 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 #dd55ff, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #e16aff to #fbeaff.

Tones of #dd55ff

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #dd55ff, its pure hue is 288.0° 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 #dd55ff, which range from #aaaaaa (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #dd55ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #dd55ff

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #dd55ff! For #dd55ff, 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, #dd55ff. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #dd55ff

This color, #dd55ff, consists of 86.7% Red, 33.3% Green, and 100.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 221, Green = 85, Blue = 255. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #dd55ff is 13.3% Cyan, 66.7% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 0% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R86.7%
C13.3%
G33.3%
M66.7%
B100.0%
Y0.0%
K0.0%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 221 85 255
Octal 335 125 377
Hexa #dd #55 #ff
Binary 11011101 01010101 11111111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 13 66 0 0
Octal 15 102 0 0
Hexa #0d #42 #00 #00
Binary 00001101 01000010 00000000 00000000

Analogous Colors of #dd55ff

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #dd55ff — which has hue 288.0° — its analogous colors are located at 258.0° and 318.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dd55ff.

Triadic Colors of #dd55ff

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 #dd55ff — which has hue 288.0° — its triadic colors are located at 48.0° and 288.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dd55ff.

Complementary Color of #dd55ff

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #dd55ff — which has hue 288.0° — its complementary color is located at 108.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dd55ff.

Split Complementary Colors of #dd55ff

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 #dd55ff — which has hue 288.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 78.0° and 288.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dd55ff.

Tetradic Colors of #dd55ff

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 #dd55ff — which has hue 288.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 198.0°, 288.0°, 18.0°, and 108.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dd55ff.

Monochromatic Colors of #dd55ff

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #dd55ff, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #cc00ff — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #eeaaff (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #dd55ff

We want to make getting started with #dd55ff on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #dd55ff into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #dd55ff 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 #dd55ff with other HTML elements.

#dd55ff Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #dd55ff.
<span style="color: #dd55ff;">The color of this text is #dd55ff.</span>

#dd55ff Background Color

The background color for this text is #dd55ff.
<div style="background-color: #dd55ff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #dd55ff.</div>

#dd55ff Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #dd55ff.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #dd55ff;">This color for the shadow of this text is #dd55ff.</span>

#dd55ff Border Color

This is a div with border color #dd55ff.
<div style="border: #dd55ff 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #dd55ff.</div>

#dd55ff Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #dd55ff on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #dd55ff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #dd55ff on a white background.</div></div>

#dd55ff Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #dd55ff on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #dd55ff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #dd55ff on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #dd55ff to White

This is a gradient from #dd55ff to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#dd55ff,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#dd55ff,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#dd55ff,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#dd55ff,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #dd55ff to white.</div>

Gradient from #dd55ff to Black

This is a gradient from #dd55ff to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#dd55ff,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#dd55ff,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#dd55ff,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#dd55ff,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #dd55ff to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #dd55ff

In addition to using #dd55ff 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 #dd55ff in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #dd55ff, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 221, Green = 85, Blue = 255). If you need details about the color coordinates of #dd55ff 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 #dd55ff
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(221, 85, 255)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #dd55ff; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #dd55ff; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #dd55ff; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(221, 85, 255);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#dd55ff")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:221, green:85, blue:255, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:221 green:85 blue:255 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(221f, 85f, 255f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(221, 85, 255);
 

#dd55ff Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #dd55ff the same way. For those with color blindness, #dd55ff might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #dd55ff looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #dd55ff 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 #dd55ff 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 #dd55ff 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 #dd55ff 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 3.1:1 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 #dd55ff 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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