Lavender Purple Color


Lavender Purple is calm, cool-toned shade of warm blue. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool yellow, warm cyan or warm red

Inverse Color #698449
Complementary Color #9bb67a
Color Shade: warm blue (267.46° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 59.8% (better contrasting with white)
Lavender Purple Color Sample
Lavender Purple Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #967bb6

If you're looking for a similar warm blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Lavender Purple Color. The Lush Mauve color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid blue bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Dark Lavender (#856798) for more calm effect. Try Purple Paradise as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#9bb67a is the best complementary color to Lavender Purple. Cool yellow shades generally complement the warm blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #967bb6 complementary color is Olivine, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool blue, warm blue, and cool magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Lavender Purple are #7a7db6 and #b37ab6. Thus found on the left and right of #967bb6 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Wild Blue Yonder and Wisteria colors as they work well with Lavender Purple.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Lavender Purple palette consists of #7db67a and #b6b37a colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#9bb67a). Try De York and Mongoose colors in combination with #967bb6, 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 #967bb6 offers a combination of cool green and warm red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Lavender Purple. Thus Acapulco and Mongoose giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Lavender Purple contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Olivine, Turkish Rose, and Neptune split by 90° on the color wheel. #967bb6 square combo is a palette of warm blue, cool red, cool yellow and warm 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. Lavender Purple tetradic combo consists of cool yellow complementary color (#9bb67a) and two others. The Mongoose is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Ship Cove – 120° from the complementary Olivine. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #b6957a and #7a9bb6.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #967bb6 is made of 33% red, 27% green and 40% blue. In a HSL mode Lavender Purple has a hue angle of 267.46°, a saturation of 28.78% and a lightness of 59.8%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #967bb6 is made of 12.55% cyan, 23.13% magenta, 0% yellow and 28.63% black ink.

HEX #967bb6
RGB Decimal rgb(150,123,182)
RGB Percentage 33%, 27%, 40%
CMYK 12.55, 23.13, 0, 28.63
HSL hsl(267.46,28.78%,59.8%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(267.46,32.42%,71.37%)
CIE-LAB lab(56.1152,22.2634,-27.2548)
XYZ xyz(28.1041,24.0273,47.4125)