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the color Periwinkle

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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.

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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.

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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.

ValueCSS
Hex

ccccff

#ccccff

RGB Decimal

204, 204, 255

rgb(204, 204, 255)

RGB Percentage

80, 80, 100

rgb(80%, 80%, 100%)

CMYK

20, 20, 0, 0

HSL

240°, 100, 90

hsl(240°, 100%, 90%)

HSV (or HSB)

240°, 20, 100

Web Safe

ccccff

#ccccff

CIE-LAB

83.57, 10.296, -24.91

XYZ

64.54, 63.242, 103.395

xyY

0.279, 0.274, 63.242

CIE-LCH

83.57, 26.954, 292.457

CIE-LUV

83.57, -2.997, -41.538

Hunter-Lab

79.525, 10.103, -26.738

Binary

11001100, 11001100, 11111111

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