Hothouse Orchid Color


Hothouse Orchid 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 #8aab97
Complementary Color #547561
Color Shade: warm magenta (323.64° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 39.41% (better contrasting with white)
Hothouse Orchid Color Sample
Hothouse Orchid Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #755468

If you're looking for a similar warm magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Hothouse Orchid Color. The Mystical Trip 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 Dusk (#7c6b76) for more calm effect. Try Purple Prince as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#547561 is the best complementary color to Hothouse Orchid. 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 #755468 complementary color is Como, 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 Falcon are #715475 and #755457. Thus found on the left and right of #755468 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Salt Box and Russett colors as they work well with Hothouse Orchid.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Hothouse Orchid palette consists of #547571 and #577554 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#547561). Try Cutty Sark and Cactus colors in combination with #755468, 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 #755468 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 Hothouse Orchid. Thus Shuttle Gray and Siam giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Hothouse Orchid contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Como, Go Ben, and Comet split by 90° on the color wheel. #755468 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. Hothouse Orchid tetradic combo consists of cool green complementary color (#547561) and two others. The Siam is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Smoky – 120° from the complementary Como. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #687554 and #605475.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #755468 is made of 38% red, 28% green and 34% blue. In a HSL mode Hothouse Orchid has a hue angle of 323.64°, a saturation of 16.42% and a lightness of 39.41%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #755468 is made of 0% cyan, 12.94% magenta, 5.1% yellow and 54.12% black ink.

HEX #755468
RGB Decimal rgb(117,84,104)
RGB Percentage 38%, 28%, 34%
CMYK 0, 12.94, 5.1, 54.12
HSL hsl(323.64,16.42%,39.41%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(323.64,28.21%,45.88%)
CIE-LAB lab(39.7852,17.1955,-6.0876)
XYZ xyz(13.0051,11.122,14.558)