Everything about the color Blue Iris

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Blue iris is a deep, vivid blue with a tinge of purple, sitting between blue and blue violet in the color wheel. The hex code for blue iris is #5A4FCF. It takes its name from the showy iris flower, which is named after the Greek word for rainbow and the Greek goddess of the rainbow, Iris.


Blue iris was 2008 Pantone Color of the Year and expresses the dependability of blue and the soul-searching quality of purple. It is anchoring and meditative with a touch of magic.

Blue iris works well with deeper plums, red-browns, yellow-greens, grapes and grays.

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Information about Blue Iris / #5A4FCF

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #5A4FCF is made of 35.3% red, 31% green and 81.2% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #5A4FCF is made of 57% cyan, 62% magenta, 0% yellow and 19% black. Blue Iris has a hue angle of 245.2 degrees, a saturation of 57.1% and a lightness of 56.1%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #5A4FCF has RGB values of R: 35.3, G: 31, B: 81.2 and CMYK values of C: 0.57, M: 0.62, Y: 0, K:0.19.




RGB Decimal

90, 79, 207


RGB Percentage

35.3, 31, 81.2

rgb(35.3%, 31%, 81.2%)


57, 62, 0, 19


245.2°, 57.1, 56.1

hsl(245.2°, 57.1%, 56.1%)

HSV (or HSB)

245.2°, 61.8, 81.2

Web Safe




41.641, 40.114, -64.973


18.271, 12.269, 60.425


0.201, 0.135, 12.269


41.641, 76.359, 301.691


41.641, -3.956, -97.691


35.028, 34.218, -82.729


01011010, 01001111, 11001111

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