Listing popular tints and dark shades of purple, including color names of the different variations, with Hex and RGB color codes.
This resource provides many of the most popular variations of the light and dark shades of the secondary RYB color, purple. This list aims to be useful for graphic designers, and motion and website designing.
Shades of Purple
RGB 243 100 248
RGB 92 0 100
RGB 200 163 201
Lilac is a light tint of purple with a slight violet tone, resembling the average color of the Lilac flower.
RGB 191 148 228
Lavender is a rich light tint with a blue undertone to it. See the link for more on Lilac and Lavender colors.
RGB 152 102 199
Iris is a medium light tint, with a violet/blue tone.
RGB 149 122 129
Mauve color is a low brightness, and a very pale tint and somewhat popular with interior design.
RGB 49 20 101
Eggplant is deep shade with a blue or brown tone, representing the skin color of eggplants found in certain European regions.
RGB 164 94 233
Amethyst is a bright tint of purple and represents the common color of the Amethyst crystal.
RGB 75 0 118
Indigo color is a deep shade of purple with strong blue tone, however it has a few variations shown below.
RGB 138 43 228
RGB 111 0 255
RGB 154 135 237
RGB 89 38 147
Grape is a medium tint of purple, which resembles the dark fruit.
RGB 175 105 237
Orchid is a light tint and representative of the average color of the Orchid flower.
RGB 180 126 228
Floral is a light tint with a blue undertone.
RGB 211 77 210
Violet has the lowest wavelength on the visible spectrum, it’s a light purple.
RGB 151 4 213
RGB 96 26 62
Plum is a dark purple with a red and brownish tinge.
RGB 44 4 29
Wine purple is a dark shade with a red and brown appearance.
RGB 41 2 26
Raisin is a dark shade of purple with a reddish influence.
RGB 165 11 94
Jam is a purple which has a medium brightness, with a red tinge.
RGB 204 204 255
Periwinkle purple is light tint with a relativity strong undertone of blue.
RGB 76 2 18
Named after Mulberry Jam, it’s a relativity weak shade of purple with a red undertone.
RGB 158 123 179
Heather is a light tint and weaker purple variation, it’s a common color used with the creation of fabrics.
RGB 77 15 40
Sangria is a deep dark shade named after the wine, it has a reddish influence.
RGB 153 50 96
Boysenberry is a deep purple representing the dark color of the berry. It’s also made up of red and magenta.
RGB 139 0 139
Dark Magenta is a bright and strong variation, it’s made from red and violet and it has a pinkish tinge.
RGB 189 2 252
Electric is a bright and attractive shade, it’s a mix of purple and magenta.
RGB 125 85 175
Royal purple represent a color that was once worn and used by royalty, when only royalty could afford the dye.
RGB 218 112 250
Heliotrope is a light tint of purple, more like violet with a pinkish tinge. It comes from the flower of the same name.