Pink Orchid Color


Pink Orchid is soft, 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 #258f29
Complementary Color #6fda73
Color Shade: mid magenta (302.26° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 64.71% (better contrasting with white)
Pink Orchid Color Sample
Pink Orchid Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #da70d6

If you're looking for a similar mid magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Pink Orchid Color. The Hibiscus Pop color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool magenta bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Lavender Pink (#dd85d7) for more calm effect. Try Fuchsia Flash as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#6fda73 is the best complementary color to Pink Orchid. 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 #da70d6 complementary color is Pastel Green, 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 Orchid are #a86fda and #da6fa1. Thus found on the left and right of #da70d6 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Lavender and Charm colors as they work well with Pink Orchid.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Pink Orchid palette consists of #6fdaa8 and #a1da6f colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#6fda73). Try Bermuda and Feijoa colors in combination with #da70d6, 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 #da70d6 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 Pink Orchid. Thus Viking and Chenin giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Pink Orchid contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Pastel Green, Whiskey, and Danube split by 90° on the color wheel. #da70d6 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. Pink Orchid tetradic combo consists of mid green complementary color (#6fda73) and two others. The Chenin is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and True V – 120° from the complementary Pastel Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #d6da6f and #736fda.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #da70d6 is made of 40% red, 21% green and 39% blue. In a HSL mode Pink Orchid has a hue angle of 302.26°, a saturation of 58.89% and a lightness of 64.71%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #da70d6 is made of 0% cyan, 41.57% magenta, 1.57% yellow and 14.51% black ink.

HEX #da70d6
RGB Decimal rgb(218,112,214)
RGB Percentage 40%, 21%, 39%
CMYK 0, 41.57, 1.57, 14.51
HSL hsl(302.26,58.89%,64.71%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(302.26,48.62%,85.49%)
CIE-LAB lab(62.801,55.2937,-34.4175)
XYZ xyz(46.8452,31.3488,67.2002)