Jacksons Purple Color


Jacksons Purple is deep, cool-toned shade of cool blue. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm yellow, cool green or mid red

Inverse Color #dfdf72
Complementary Color #8d8d20
Color Shade: cool blue (240° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 33.92% (better contrasting with white)
Jacksons Purple Color Sample
Jacksons Purple Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #20208d

If you're looking for a similar cool blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Jacksons Purple Color. The Royal Night color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a blue cyan bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called 20000 Leagues Under the Sea (#191970) for more energetic effect. Try North Star Blue as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#8d8d20 is the best complementary color to Jacksons Purple. Warm yellow shades generally complement the cool blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #20208d complementary color is Trendy Green, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of blue cyan, cool blue, and warm blue colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Jacksons Purple are #20568d and #56208d. Thus found on the left and right of #20208d on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Blumine and Daisy Bush colors as they work well with Jacksons Purple.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Jacksons Purple palette consists of #568d20 and #8d5620 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#8d8d20). Try Olive Drab and Bull Shot colors in combination with #20208d, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #20208d offers a combination of warm green and mid red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Jacksons Purple. Thus Forest Green and Old Brick giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Jacksons Purple contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Trendy Green, Disco, and Eucalyptus split by 90° on the color wheel. #20208d square combo is a palette of cool blue, red magenta, warm yellow and cool green shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Jacksons Purple tetradic combo consists of warm yellow complementary color (#8d8d20) and two others. The Old Brick is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Elm – 120° from the complementary Trendy Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #8d2020 and #208d8d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #20208d is made of 16% red, 16% green and 69% blue. In a HSL mode Jacksons Purple has a hue angle of 240°, a saturation of 63.01% and a lightness of 33.92%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #20208d is made of 42.74% cyan, 42.74% magenta, 0% yellow and 44.71% black ink.

HEX #20208d
RGB Decimal rgb(32,32,141)
RGB Percentage 16%, 16%, 69%
CMYK 42.74, 42.74, 0, 44.71
HSL hsl(240,63.01%,33.92%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(240,77.3%,55.29%)
CIE-LAB lab(21.0685,38.418,-59.3956)
XYZ xyz(5.9199,3.2632,25.5171)