Lily Color


Lily 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 #375540
Complementary Color #aac8b3
Color Shade: warm magenta (318° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 72.55% (better contrasting with white)
Lily Color Sample
Lily Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c8aabf

If you're looking for a similar warm magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Lily Color. The Elite Pink color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid magenta bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Lover's Tryst (#b48ca3) for more calm effect. Try So Dainty as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#aac8b3 is the best complementary color to Lily. 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 #c8aabf complementary color is Spring Rain, 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 Lily are #c2aac8 and #c8aab0. Thus found on the left and right of #c8aabf on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching London Hue and Cold Turkey colors as they work well with Lily.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Lily palette consists of #aac8c2 and #b0c8aa colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#aac8b3). Try Opal and Rainee colors in combination with #c8aabf, 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 #c8aabf 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 Lily. Thus Heather and Rainee giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Lily contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Spring Rain, Coral Reef, and Cadet Blue split by 90° on the color wheel. #c8aabf 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. Lily tetradic combo consists of cool green complementary color (#aac8b3) and two others. The Rainee is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Logan – 120° from the complementary Spring Rain. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #bec8aa and #b3aac8.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c8aabf is made of 36% red, 30% green and 34% blue. In a HSL mode Lily has a hue angle of 318°, a saturation of 21.43% and a lightness of 72.55%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c8aabf is made of 0% cyan, 11.76% magenta, 3.53% yellow and 21.57% black ink.

HEX #c8aabf
RGB Decimal rgb(200,170,191)
RGB Percentage 36%, 30%, 34%
CMYK 0, 11.76, 3.53, 21.57
HSL hsl(318,21.43%,72.55%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(318,15%,78.43%)
CIE-LAB lab(72.7537,14.4989,-6.6686)
XYZ xyz(47.5981,44.7904,55.4269)