Wisteria Color


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

Inverse Color #688e4a
Complementary Color #8fb471
Color Shade: violet (273.53° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 57.65% (better contrasting with white)
Wisteria Color Sample
Wisteria Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #9771b5

If you're looking for a similar violet shade, there are some better alternatives to Wisteria Color. The Daylight Lilac 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 soft alternative called Jubilee (#7e6099) for more calm effect. Try Classic Bouquet as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#8fb471 is the best complementary color to Wisteria. Yellow green shades generally complement the violet hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #9771b5 complementary color is Olivine, 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 Wisteria are #7471b4 and #b471b1. Thus found on the left and right of #9771b5 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Deluge and Bouquet colors as they work well with Wisteria.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Wisteria palette consists of #71b474 and #b1b471 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#8fb471). Try Fern and Green Smoke colors in combination with #9771b5, 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 #9771b5 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 Wisteria. Thus Silver Tree and Teak giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Wisteria contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Olivine, Turkish Rose, and Neptune split by 90° on the color wheel. #9771b5 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. Wisteria tetradic combo consists of yellow green complementary color (#8fb471) and two others. The Teak 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 #b49671 and #718fb4.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #9771b5 is made of 34% red, 25% green and 41% blue. In a HSL mode Wisteria has a hue angle of 273.53°, a saturation of 31.48% and a lightness of 57.65%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #9771b5 is made of 11.76% cyan, 26.67% magenta, 0% yellow and 29.02% black ink.

HEX #9771b5
RGB Decimal rgb(151,113,181)
RGB Percentage 34%, 25%, 41%
CMYK 11.76, 26.67, 0, 29.02
HSL hsl(273.53,31.48%,57.65%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(273.53,37.57%,70.98%)
CIE-LAB lab(53.7348,28.1358,-30.365)
XYZ xyz(27.0081,21.7258,46.4861)