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Plum Color

Color Name: Plum
Hex Color Code: #DDA0DD
RGB Color Code: RGB(221, 160, 221)
CMYK Values *: 0.00%, 27.60%, 0.00%, 13.33%

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Plum is a purple shade and one of the web colors that belong to the X11 color list. The color plum is a close representation of the average color of the plum fruit.

What color is Plum?

Plum color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Plum is #DDA0DD, and the RGB color code is RGB(221, 160, 221).

In the RGB color model, Plum has a red value of 221, a green value of 160, and a blue value of 221. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 27.6% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 13.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 300° (degrees), 47.3 % saturation, and 74.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Plum has a hue of 300° (degrees), 27.6 % saturation and 86.7 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Plum color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(221, 160, 221)

Red 221 (86.7%)
Green 160 (62.7%)
Blue 221 (86.7%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 300°
Saturation 47.29 %.
Lightness 74.71 %.
LRV ~ 45.7 %
Munsell Color System 8.4P 7.2/8.2
XYZ X : 55.44
Y : 45.73
Z : 74.31
YXY Y1 : 45.73
X : 0.32
Y2 : 0.26
CMY C : 13.33%
M : 37.25%
Y : 13.33%


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 27.60%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 13.33%


Hue 300°
Saturation 27.60 %.
Brightness / Value 86.67 %.
CIE-Lab L : 73.37
A : 32.54
B : -22
CIE-Lch L : 73.37
C : 39.28
H : 325.94
CIE-Luv L : 73.37
U : 30.63
V : -39.61
Hunter-Lab L : 67.63
A : 27.99
B : -17.81

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Color Combinations

Plum - #DDA0DD Color Schemes and Palettes

Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Plum. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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Color Images

Plum - #DDA0DD Color Images and Patterns

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