Victorian Violet Color


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

Inverse Color #4f8658
Complementary Color #79af82
Color Shade: mid magenta (309.82° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 58.24% (better contrasting with white)
Victorian Violet Color Sample
Victorian Violet Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #b079a7

If you're looking for a similar mid magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Victorian Violet Color. The Heath Spotted Orchid color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool magenta bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Roseville (#b495b0) for more calm effect. Try Thimble Red as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#79af82 is the best complementary color to Victorian Violet. Mid green shades generally complement the mid magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #b079a7 complementary color is Bay Leaf, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of violet, mid magenta, and red magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Bouquet are #9d79af and #af798b. Thus found on the left and right of #b079a7 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Lavender Purple and Turkish Rose colors as they work well with Victorian Violet.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Victorian Violet palette consists of #79af9d and #8baf79 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#79af82). Try Acapulco and Olivine colors in combination with #b079a7, 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 #b079a7 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 Victorian Violet. Thus Gulf Stream and Green Smoke giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Victorian Violet contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Bay Leaf, Mongoose, and Wild Blue Yonder split by 90° on the color wheel. #b079a7 square combo is a palette of mid magenta, orange, mid 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. Victorian Violet tetradic combo consists of mid green complementary color (#79af82) and two others. The Green Smoke is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Lavender Purple – 120° from the complementary Bay Leaf. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #a6af79 and #8279af.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #b079a7 is made of 38% red, 26% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Victorian Violet has a hue angle of 309.82°, a saturation of 25.82% and a lightness of 58.24%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #b079a7 is made of 0% cyan, 21.57% magenta, 3.53% yellow and 30.98% black ink.

HEX #b079a7
RGB Decimal rgb(176,121,167)
RGB Percentage 38%, 26%, 36%
CMYK 0, 21.57, 3.53, 30.98
HSL hsl(309.82,25.82%,58.24%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(309.82,31.25%,69.02%)
CIE-LAB lab(57.7463,28.9348,-15.9082)
XYZ xyz(31.7169,25.6949,39.8472)