Light Orchid Color


Light Orchid 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 #1d632d
Complementary Color #9be2ac
Color Shade: mid magenta (313.71° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 74.9% (better contrasting with white)
Light Orchid Color Sample
Light Orchid Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #e29cd2

If you're looking for a similar mid magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Light Orchid Color. The Dreamy Pink color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool magenta bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Cyclamen (#d687ba) for more calm effect. Try Pink Punk as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#9be2ac is the best complementary color to Light 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 #e29cd2 complementary color is Algae 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 Light Orchid are #cf9be2 and #e29bae. Thus found on the left and right of #e29cd2 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Light Wisteria and Shocking colors as they work well with Light Orchid.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Light Orchid palette consists of #9be2cf and #aee29b colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#9be2ac). Try Morning Glory and Granny Smith Apple colors in combination with #e29cd2, 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 #e29cd2 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 Light Orchid. Thus Regent St Blue and Deco giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Light Orchid contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Algae Green, Zombie, and Dull Lavender split by 90° on the color wheel. #e29cd2 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. Light Orchid tetradic combo consists of mid green complementary color (#9be2ac) and two others. The Deco is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Dull Lavender – 120° from the complementary Algae Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #d2e29b and #ac9be2.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #e29cd2 is made of 38% red, 26% green and 35% blue. In a HSL mode Light Orchid has a hue angle of 313.71°, a saturation of 54.69% and a lightness of 74.9%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #e29cd2 is made of 0% cyan, 27.45% magenta, 6.28% yellow and 11.37% black ink.

HEX #e29cd2
RGB Decimal rgb(226,156,210)
RGB Percentage 38%, 26%, 35%
CMYK 0, 27.45, 6.28, 11.37
HSL hsl(313.71,54.69%,74.9%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(313.71,30.97%,88.63%)
CIE-LAB lab(72.627,34.354,-17.0428)
XYZ xyz(54.8854,44.5988,66.6884)