Pursuing the perfect purple color code?
Find it below! Top 40 purple hex codes and RGB values for most any hue, tint, and shade you need.
Visualize the purples and violets on a table with color swatches, names, hexadecimal codes, and RGB values.
Then you’ll discover a handy color chart you can pin!
Let’s find that perfect purple.
Purple Color Code
We’ll start off with the one that has Purple as its CSS name. Its hex code is #800080.
Purple is a secondary color in the RGB color space, where colors are created by red, green, and blue light. And it’s also secondary in the CMYK system, which is made with pigments.
The RGB system is used by display monitors such as computers, TVs, and mobile devices. The RGB values for this purple are 128, 0, 128.
This means red light is set at 50% and so is blue, with no green light at all. As this is 33% of maximum value, it’s a nice medium purple, not a neon one!
CSS Purple is not a web safe color. The closest web safe purple is #990099, since it can be represented by #909.
In CMYK values, this purple is 100% Magenta and 50% Black. Basically a dark magenta! This can also be expressed as C: 0, M: 100, Y: 0, K: 50.
If this isn’t your purple, there are 3 dozen more below!
Purple #800080 color swatch:
Shades of Purple
Shade means the pure color with black added. These will be medium to dark purple and very deep purple.
If you’re looking for different colors of purple, then you’ll want to scroll on to the chart of 20 further down.
Directly below are 9 purple shades between the CSS Purple hexadecimal number through to pure black.
Tints of Purple
Tint, on the other hand, is your color with white added. Purple tints will be various values of light purple through pastel purple to pale purple.
Here are the hexadecimal codes for purple 800080 through to pure white.
20 Purple Color Codes
20 different purples! View the exact colors in the swatches, followed by the color name and codes.
Copy the hexadecimal numbers or RGB values of the one you need for your web page or design project, and paste it in where needed.
|Violet||#B200ED||(178, 0, 237)|
|Hibiscus||#B43757||(180, 55, 87)|
|Mauve||#784B84||(120, 75, 132)|
|Mulberry||#C64B8C||(198, 75, 140)|
|Lavender||#E4A0F7||(228, 160, 247)|
|Orchid||#AF69EE||(175, 105, 238)|
|Lilac||#B660CD||(182, 96, 205)|
|Electric Purple||#8F00FF||(143, 0, 255)|
|African||#B284BE||(178, 132, 190)|
|Grape||#6F2DA8||(111, 45, 168)|
|Amethyst||#9966CB||(153, 102, 203)|
|Byzantine||#702963||(112, 41, 99)|
|Fandango||#B5338A||(181, 51, 138)|
|Helio||#DE73FF||(222, 115, 255)|
|Floral||#B47EDE||(180, 126, 222)|
|Thistle||#D7BFDC||(215, 191, 220)|
|Royal Purple||#7852A9||(120, 82, 169)|
|Lollipop||#81007F||(129, 0, 127)|
|Plum||#8D4585||(141, 69, 133)|
|Eggplant||#311432||(49, 20, 50)|
You can check out even more purple color names on our color thesaurus.
There’s lots more to learn about purple.
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Still not the perfect purple? Here are more similar shades I could add:
- Dark Orchid
- Mardi Gras
- Dark Violet
- Rebecca Purple
- Tyrian Purple
- Han Purple
- Purple Heart
- Bright Lilac
Let me know in a comment if you need more purple tones.
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