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Thistle Color

Color Name: Thistle
Hex Color Code: #D8BFD8
RGB Color Code: RGB(216, 191, 216)
CMYK Values *: 0.0%, 11.6%, 0.0%, 15.3%

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The thistle is a light purple resembling the thistle plant. The color thistle is associated with Scotland because the thistle is the national flower of Scotland.

What color is Thistle?

Thistle color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Thistle is #D8BFD8, and the RGB color code is RGB(216, 191, 216).

In the RGB color model, Thistle has a red value of 216, a green value of 191, and a blue value of 216. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 11.6% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 15.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 300° (degrees), 24.3 % saturation, and 79.8 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Thistle has a hue of 300° (degrees), 11.6 % saturation and 84.7 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

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

RGBA - RGB(216, 191, 216)

Red 216 (84.7%)
Green 191 (74.9%)
Blue 216 (84.7%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 300°
Saturation 24.27 %.
Lightness 79.80 %.
LRV ~ 56.8 %
Munsell Color System 0.7RP 7.9/2.8
XYZ X : 59.34
Y : 56.82
Z : 72.81
YXY Y1 : 56.82
X : 0.31
Y2 : 0.3
CMY C : 15.29%
M : 25.10%
Y : 15.29%


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 11.57%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 15.29%


Hue 300°
Saturation 11.57 %.
Brightness / Value 84.71 %.
CIE-Lab L : 80.08
A : 13.22
B : -9.24
CIE-Lch L : 80.08
C : 16.13
H : 325.06
CIE-Luv L : 80.08
U : 12.72
V : -16.46
Hunter-Lab L : 75.38
A : 8.62
B : -4.5

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Color Combinations

Thistle - #D8BFD8 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 Thistle. 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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Thistle - #D8BFD8 Color Images and Patterns

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