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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.

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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.

ValueCSS
Hex

5a4fcf

#5a4fcf

RGB Decimal

90, 79, 207

rgb(90, 79, 207)

RGB Percentage

35.3, 31, 81.2

rgb(35.3%, 31%, 81.2%)

CMYK

57, 62, 0, 19

HSL

245.2°, 57.1, 56.1

hsl(245.2°, 57.1%, 56.1%)

HSV (or HSB)

245.2°, 61.8, 81.2

Web Safe

6666cc

#6666cc

CIE-LAB

41.641, 40.114, -64.973

XYZ

18.271, 12.269, 60.425

xyY

0.201, 0.135, 12.269

CIE-LCH

41.641, 76.359, 301.691

CIE-LUV

41.641, -3.956, -97.691

Hunter-Lab

35.028, 34.218, -82.729

Binary

01011010, 01001111, 11001111

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