Teasel Dipsacus Color


Teasel Dipsacus 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 #315105
Complementary Color #d9faad
Color Shade: warm blue (265.26° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 83.14% (better contrasting with white)
Teasel Dipsacus Color Sample
Teasel Dipsacus Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #ceaefa

If you're looking for a similar warm blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Teasel Dipsacus Color. The Pink Illusion 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 saturated alternative called Lilac (#cea2fd) for more energetic effect. Try Perfume as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#d9faad is the best complementary color to Teasel Dipsacus. 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 #ceaefa complementary color is Gossip, 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 Perfume are #adb3fa and #f4adfa. Thus found on the left and right of #ceaefa on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Perfume and Mauve colors as they work well with Teasel Dipsacus.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Teasel Dipsacus palette consists of #b3faad and #faf4ad colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#d9faad). Try Gossip and Banana Mania colors in combination with #ceaefa, 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 #ceaefa 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 Teasel Dipsacus. Thus Ice Cold and Apricot Peach giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Teasel Dipsacus contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Gossip, Rose Bud, and Charlotte split by 90° on the color wheel. #ceaefa 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. Teasel Dipsacus tetradic combo consists of cool yellow complementary color (#d9faad) and two others. The Apricot Peach is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Sail – 120° from the complementary Gossip. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #facead and #add9fa.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #ceaefa is made of 33% red, 28% green and 40% blue. In a HSL mode Teasel Dipsacus has a hue angle of 265.26°, a saturation of 88.37% and a lightness of 83.14%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #ceaefa is made of 17.26% cyan, 29.8% magenta, 0% yellow and 1.96% black ink.

HEX #ceaefa
RGB Decimal rgb(206,174,250)
RGB Percentage 33%, 28%, 40%
CMYK 17.26, 29.8, 0, 1.96
HSL hsl(265.26,88.37%,83.14%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(265.26,30.4%,98.04%)
CIE-LAB lab(76.2506,26.0881,-33.4568)
XYZ xyz(57.845,50.296,97.1018)