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Purple Yam Color

Color Name: Purple Yam
Hex Color Code: #8878C3
RGB Color Code: RGB(136, 120, 195)
CMYK Values *: 30.3%, 38.5%, 0.0%, 23.5%

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Purple Yam is a purple shade representing the Purple Yam vegetable.

What color is Purple Yam?

Purple Yam color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Purple Yam is #8878C3, and the RGB color code is RGB(136, 120, 195).

In the RGB color model, Purple Yam has a red value of 136, a green value of 120, and a blue value of 195. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 30.3% cyan, 38.5% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 23.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 252.8° (degrees), 38.5 % saturation, and 61.8 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Purple Yam has a hue of 252.8° (degrees), 38.5 % saturation and 76.5 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

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

RGBA - RGB(136, 120, 195)

Red 136 (53.3%)
Green 120 (47.1%)
Blue 195 (76.5%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 252.8°
Saturation 38.46 %.
Lightness 61.76 %.
LRV ~ 22.6 %
Munsell Color System 0.4P 5.3/8.9
XYZ X : 26.72
Y : 22.61
Z : 54.59
YXY Y1 : 22.61
X : 0.26
Y2 : 0.22
CMY C : 46.67%
M : 52.94%
Y : 23.53%


Cyan 30.26%
Magenta 38.46%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 23.53%


Hue 252.8°
Saturation 38.46 %.
Brightness / Value 76.47 %.
CIE-Lab L : 54.67
A : 22.95
B : -37.04
CIE-Lch L : 54.67
C : 43.58
H : 301.78
CIE-Luv L : 54.67
U : 2.83
V : -59.79
Hunter-Lab L : 47.55
A : 17.1
B : -34.78

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Color Combinations

Purple Yam - #8878C3 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 Purple Yam. 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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