Everything about the color Periwinkle

The meaning of the color Periwinkle and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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Periwinkle is a pale indigo color that takes its name from the flower. It is blue with shades of purple and sits between the two in the color wheel. The hex code for periwinkle is #CCCCFF.


Periwinkle represents serenity, calmness, winter, and ice. It can also symbolize blossoming friendships, sentimental memories, and everlasting love.

Periwinkle is an anchoring hue when used with more vibrant colors, such as oranges or greens or a complementary color when used with other shades of blue and neutrals.

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

Information about Periwinkle / #CCCCFF

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #CCCCFF is made of 80% red, 80% green and 100% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #CCCCFF is made of 20% cyan, 20% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. Periwinkle has a hue angle of 240 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 90%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #CCCCFF has RGB values of R: 80, G: 80, B: 100 and CMYK values of C: 0.2, M: 0.2, Y: 0, K:0.




RGB Decimal

204, 204, 255


RGB Percentage

80, 80, 100

rgb(80%, 80%, 100%)


20, 20, 0, 0


240°, 100, 90

hsl(240°, 100%, 90%)

HSV (or HSB)

240°, 20, 100

Web Safe




83.57, 10.296, -24.91


64.54, 63.242, 103.395


0.279, 0.274, 63.242


83.57, 26.954, 292.457


83.57, -2.997, -41.538


79.525, 10.103, -26.738


11001100, 11001100, 11111111

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