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the color Orchid

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Orchid is a purple color with tones of blue, pink and grey, and takes its hue and name from the orchid flower. It is the result of mixing red and blue with white and black. Radiant Orchid was Pantone Color of the Year 2014 and is described as “an enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple, and pink undertones.” The orchid hex code is #DA70D6.

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Orchids are considered symbols of love, and due to their rarity, they were also considered symbols of luxury and opulence during the Victorian era, and of wealth in ancient Japan. The captivating color inspires confidence, creativity, love, and joy.

Orchid can be used to liven up neutrals such as gray, beige, and taupe.

Looking for a different hue? The following colors are related to orchid.

Information about Orchid / #DA70D6

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #DA70D6 is made of 85.5% red, 43.9% green and 83.9% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #DA70D6 is made of 0% cyan, 49% magenta, 2% yellow and 15% black. Orchid has a hue angle of 302.3 degrees, a saturation of 58.9% and a lightness of 64.7%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #DA70D6 has RGB values of R: 85.5, G: 43.9, B: 83.9 and CMYK values of C: 0, M: 0.49, Y: 0.02, K:0.15.

ValueCSS
Hex

da70d6

#da70d6

RGB Decimal

218, 112, 214

rgb(218, 112, 214)

RGB Percentage

85.5, 43.9, 83.9

rgb(85.5%, 43.9%, 83.9%)

CMYK

0, 49, 2, 15

HSL

302.3°, 58.9, 64.7

hsl(302.3°, 58.9%, 64.7%)

HSV (or HSB)

302.3°, 48.6, 85.5

Web Safe

cc66cc

#cc66cc

CIE-LAB

62.803, 55.282, -34.404

XYZ

46.845, 31.351, 67.189

xyY

0.322, 0.216, 31.351

CIE-LCH

62.803, 65.114, 328.104

CIE-LUV

62.803, 51.341, -61.826

Hunter-Lab

55.992, 55.205, -36.345

Binary

11011010, 01110000, 11010110

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