Amaranthine Color


Amaranthine is pale, warm-toned shade of warm magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool green, cool blue or cool yellow

Inverse Color #a0bfac
Complementary Color #405f4b
Color Shade: warm magenta (323.23° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 31.18% (better contrasting with white)
Amaranthine Color Sample
Amaranthine Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #5f4053

If you're looking for a similar warm magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Amaranthine Color. The Ephemera color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid magenta bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Purple Gumdrop (#7a596f) for more calm effect. Try Madder Magenta as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#405f4b is the best complementary color to Amaranthine. Cool green shades generally complement the warm magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #5f4053 complementary color is Mineral Green, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool magenta, warm magenta, and cool red colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Eggplant are #5b405f and #5f4043. Thus found on the left and right of #5f4053 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Voodoo and Congo Brown colors as they work well with Amaranthine.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Amaranthine palette consists of #405f5b and #435f40 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#405f4b). Try Mineral Green and Tom Thumb colors in combination with #5f4053, 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 #5f4053 offers a combination of cool cyan and cool yellow shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Amaranthine. Thus Fiord and Finch giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Amaranthine contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mineral Green, Hemlock, and Gun Powder split by 90° on the color wheel. #5f4053 square combo is a palette of warm magenta, warm yellow, cool green and cool blue 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. Amaranthine tetradic combo consists of cool green complementary color (#405f4b) and two others. The Finch is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Mulled Wine – 120° from the complementary Mineral Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #535f40 and #4b405f.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #5f4053 is made of 39% red, 26% green and 34% blue. In a HSL mode Amaranthine has a hue angle of 323.23°, a saturation of 19.5% and a lightness of 31.18%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #5f4053 is made of 0% cyan, 12.15% magenta, 4.7% yellow and 62.75% black ink.

HEX #5f4053
RGB Decimal rgb(95,64,83)
RGB Percentage 39%, 26%, 34%
CMYK 0, 12.15, 4.7, 62.75
HSL hsl(323.23,19.5%,31.18%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(323.23,32.63%,37.25%)
CIE-LAB lab(31.1707,16.8371,-5.966)
XYZ xyz(8.114,6.7242,9.0539)