Scarlet Gum Color


Scarlet Gum is deep, cool-toned shade of violet. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with yellow green, mid cyan or orange

Inverse Color #bcea9f
Complementary Color #316014
Color Shade: violet (276.8° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 22.94% (better contrasting with white)
Scarlet Gum Color Sample
Scarlet Gum Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #431560

If you're looking for a similar violet shade, there are some better alternatives to Scarlet Gum Color. The Honey Flower color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm blue bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Vanishing (#331155) for more energetic effect. Try Fabric of Space as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#316014 is the best complementary color to Scarlet Gum. Yellow green shades generally complement the violet hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #431560 complementary color is Dell, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid blue, violet, and mid magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Scarlet Gum are #1d1460 and #601457. Thus found on the left and right of #431560 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Lucky Point and Loulou colors as they work well with Scarlet Gum.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Scarlet Gum palette consists of #14601d and #576014 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#316014). Try Parsley and Saratoga colors in combination with #431560, 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 #431560 offers a combination of green cyan and orange shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Scarlet Gum. Thus Jewel and Horses Neck giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Scarlet Gum contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Dell, Cherrywood, and Eden split by 90° on the color wheel. #431560 square combo is a palette of violet, mid red, yellow green and mid cyan 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. Scarlet Gum tetradic combo consists of yellow green complementary color (#316014) and two others. The Horses Neck is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Blue Zodiac – 120° from the complementary Dell. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #604314 and #143160.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #431560 is made of 36% red, 11% green and 52% blue. In a HSL mode Scarlet Gum has a hue angle of 276.8°, a saturation of 64.1% and a lightness of 22.94%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #431560 is made of 11.38% cyan, 29.41% magenta, 0% yellow and 62.35% black ink.

HEX #431560
RGB Decimal rgb(67,21,96)
RGB Percentage 36%, 11%, 52%
CMYK 11.38, 29.41, 0, 62.35
HSL hsl(276.8,64.1%,22.94%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(276.8,78.13%,37.65%)
CIE-LAB lab(18.2507,35.8152,-34.9782)
XYZ xyz(4.6942,2.5742,11.3158)