Violet Eggplant Color


Violet Eggplant is deep, cool-toned shade of cool magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm green, blue cyan or mid yellow

Inverse Color #6e6
Complementary Color #109910
Color Shade: cool magenta (300° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 33.33% (better contrasting with white)
Violet Eggplant Color Sample
Violet Eggplant Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #991199

If you're looking for a similar cool magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Violet Eggplant Color. The Explosive Purple color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a violet bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Violaceous Greti (#881188) for more calm effect. Try Magentle as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#109910 is the best complementary color to Violet Eggplant. Warm green shades generally complement the cool magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #919 complementary color is La Palma, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm blue, cool magenta, and warm magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of White are #541099 and #991055. Thus found on the left and right of #919 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Blue Gem and Jazzberry Jam colors as they work well with Violet Eggplant.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Violet Eggplant palette consists of #109955 and #559910 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#109910). Try Salem and Christi colors in combination with #919, 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 #919 offers a combination of mid cyan and mid yellow shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Violet Eggplant. Thus Blue Chill and Sahara giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Violet Eggplant contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary La Palma, Korma, and Tory Blue split by 90° on the color wheel. #919 square combo is a palette of cool magenta, orange, warm green and blue 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. Violet Eggplant tetradic combo consists of warm green complementary color (#109910) and two others. The Sahara is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Ultramarine – 120° from the complementary La Palma. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #989910 and #101099.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #991199 is made of 47% red, 5% green and 47% blue. In a HSL mode Violet Eggplant has a hue angle of 300°, a saturation of 80% and a lightness of 33.33%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #991199 is made of 0% cyan, 53.33% magenta, 0% yellow and 40% black ink.

HEX #991199
RGB Decimal rgb(153,17,153)
RGB Percentage 47%, 5%, 47%
CMYK 0, 53.33, 0, 40
HSL hsl(300,80%,33.33%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(300,88.89%,60%)
CIE-LAB lab(36.8797,64.8699,-40.3429)
XYZ xyz(19.0871,9.4731,30.9595)