Listing popular tints and dark shades of purple, including color names of the different variations, with Hex and RGB color codes.

Shades of Purple & Hex 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

Light Purple

HEX #F364F8

RGB 243 100 248

Dark Purple

HEX #5C0064

RGB 92 0 100

Lilac

HEX #C8A3C9

RGB 200 163 201

Lilac is a light tint of purple with a slight violet tone, resembling the average color of the Lilac flower.

Lavender

HEX #BF94E4

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.

Iris

HEX #9866C7

RGB 152 102 199

Iris is a medium light tint, with a violet/blue tone.

Mauve

HEX #957A81

RGB 149 122 129

Mauve color is a low brightness, and a very pale tint and somewhat popular with interior design.

Eggplant

HEX #311465

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.  

Amethyst

HEX #A45EE9

RGB 164 94 233

Amethyst is a bright tint of purple and represents the common color of the Amethyst crystal. 

Indigo

HEX #4B0076

RGB 75 0 118

Indigo color is a deep shade of purple with strong blue tone, however it has a few variations shown below.

Deep Indigo

HEX #8A2BE0

RGB 138 43 228

Electric Indigo

HEX #6F00FF

RGB 111 0 255

Tropical Indigo

HEX #9A87ED

RGB 154 135 237

Grape

HEX #592693

RGB 89 38 147

Grape is a medium tint of purple, which resembles the dark fruit.

Orchid

HEX #AF69ED

RGB 175 105 237

Orchid is a light tint and representative of the average color of the Orchid flower.

Floral

HEX #B47EE4

RGB 180 126 228

Floral is a light tint with a blue undertone.

Violet

HEX #D34DD2

RGB 211 77 210

Violet has the lowest wavelength on the visible spectrum, it’s a light purple.

Dark Violet

HEX #9704D5

RGB 151 4 213

Plum

HEX #601A3E

RGB 96 26 62

Plum is a dark purple with a red and brownish tinge.

Wine

HEX #2C041D

RGB 44 4 29

Wine purple is a dark shade with a red and brown appearance.

Raisin

HEX #29021A

RGB 41 2 26

Raisin is a dark shade of purple with a reddish influence.

Jam

HEX #A50B5E

RGB 165 11 94

Jam is a purple which has a medium brightness, with a red tinge.  

Periwinkle

HEX #CCCCFF

RGB 204 204 255

Periwinkle purple is light tint with a relativity strong undertone of blue.

Mulberry

HEX #4C0212

RGB 76 2 18

Named after Mulberry Jam, it’s a relativity weak shade of purple with a red undertone.

Heather

HEX #9E7BB3

RGB 158 123 179

Heather is a light tint and weaker purple variation, it’s a common color used with the creation of fabrics.

Sangria

HEX #4D0F28

RGB 77 15 40

Sangria is a deep dark shade named after the wine, it has a reddish influence.

Boysenberry

HEX #873260

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.

Dark Magenta

HEX #8B008B

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.

Electric

HEX #BD02FC

RGB 189 2 252

Electric is a bright and attractive shade, it’s a mix of purple and magenta.

Royal

HEX #7D55AF

RGB 125 85 175

Royal purple represent a color that was once worn and used by royalty, when only royalty could afford the dye.

Heliotrope

HEX #DA70FA

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.