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





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.


Thistle is cool or warm?

The color Thistle is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Thistle?

Thistle has an LRV of nearly 57. By LRV value, it is a medium light color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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


RGBA / RGB

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

CMYK

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

HSL

HSL(300deg, 24.3 %, 79.8 %)

Hue
300°
Saturation
24.27 %.
Lightness
79.80 %.

RYB

RYB(24, 32, 39)
Red
24 (9.4%)
Yellow
32 (12.6%)
Blue
39 (15.2%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
300°
Saturation
11.57 %.
Brightness / Value
84.71 %.

HWB

H: 300°

W: 74.90 %

B: 15.29 %

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%


LRV

~ 56.8 %

Munsell Color System

0.7RP 7.9/2.8

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






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Thistle


Here are the colors similar to Thistle . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#D6CADD
Languid Lavender
ΔE - 5.17 (94.8% similar)
#E8CCD7
Queen Pink
ΔE - 5.96 (94.0% similar)
#BDB0D0
Pastel Lilac
ΔE - 6.46 (93.5% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


RAL Design


Thistle color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Thistle to RAL Design




Pantone PMS


Thistle color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Thistle to Pantone PMS


#D6BFDD
PANTONE 256 C
ΔE - 1.79 (98.2% similar)
#D5C2D8
PANTONE 524 C
ΔE - 2.13 (97.9% similar)
#DEBED2
PANTONE 679 C
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)
#DFC8E7
PANTONE 531 C
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)


Pantone TCX


Thistle color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Thistle to Pantone TCX




British Standard 4800


Thistle color similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Thistle to British Standard 4800


#D5AFBB
BS 24-C-35 - Pink
ΔE - 7.09 (92.9% similar)
#EBDAE7
BS 24-C-33 - Lilac
ΔE - 7.70 (92.3% similar)





Paint similar to Thistle


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Thistle . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Valspar


Thistle color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Thistle to Valspar


#DABDD6
Lavender Knoll (8002-2C)
ΔE - 1.22 (98.8% similar)
#DCC1DD
Lavender Quartz (4001-9C)
ΔE - 1.25 (98.8% similar)
#D9C1E0
Lively Lilac (V038-2)
ΔE - 2.05 (98.0% similar)
#DFC4D8
Pink Ivory (8002-2B)
ΔE - 2.24 (97.8% similar)


Behr


Thistle color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Thistle to Behr


#DBC1DE
Epiphany (P100-3)
ΔE - 1.42 (98.6% similar)
#D3B9CC
Bedazzled (M110-3)
ΔE - 2.60 (97.4% similar)
#E4C1DD
Girl Talk (P110-2)
ΔE - 3.04 (97.0% similar)
#E5C8D9
Kiss Good Night (M120-2)
ΔE - 3.83 (96.2% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Thistle color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Thistle to Benjamin Moore


#CBB7D0
Wishing Well (1389)
ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)
#E3CCE0
Pale Iris (2073-60)
ΔE - 3.48 (96.5% similar)
#E2C4D5
Baby's Mittens (1368)
ΔE - 3.50 (96.5% similar)
#D6BFCE
Hidden Sanctuary (1375)
ΔE - 3.54 (96.5% similar)





PPG Paints


Thistle color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Thistle to PPG Paints


#DFCAE4
Syrian Violet (PPG1250-3)
ΔE - 2.82 (97.2% similar)
#E1BED9
Pink Peony (PPG1251-4)
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
#D8B7CF
Light Mulberry (PPG1180-4)
ΔE - 2.87 (97.1% similar)
#CFB7C9
Soft Amethyst (PPG1178-4)
ΔE - 3.25 (96.8% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Thistle color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Thistle to Dunn-Edwards


#D4BDDF
Plum Point (DE 5982)
ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)
#CDBACB
Antique Heather (DE 5975)
ΔE - 3.72 (96.3% similar)
#E1BBDB
Sweetie Pie (DE 6003)
ΔE - 3.86 (96.1% similar)
#C8BAD4
Soft Purple (DE 5954)
ΔE - 4.06 (95.9% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Thistle color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Thistle to Sherwin Williams


#DAC7DA
Euphoric Lilac (SW 6835)
ΔE - 3.17 (96.8% similar)
#CAB2D2
Free Spirit (SW 6973)
ΔE - 4.03 (96.0% similar)
#E3C0CF
Irresistible (SW 6562)
ΔE - 4.71 (95.3% similar)
#D2C8DD
Rhapsody Lilac (SW 6828)
ΔE - 5.42 (94.6% similar)








Color Combinations


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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.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







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