Color Gentian blue-purple (#9079ad):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Gentian blue-purple (#9079ad):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Gentian is a color with a HTML hex code of #9079ad.

Hue Family:

blue-purples Family:

moderately saturated

colorful tone




medium chroma

Color Information about Gentian / #9079ad

The HTML HEX code is #9079ad. The corresponding color name is "Gentian". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 144%, Green (G): 121%, Blue (B): 173%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 17%, Magenta (M): 30%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 32%. In the HSL color space, #9079ad has a hue of 267°, saturation of 24%, and lightness of 58%. The HSV representation is 267° for hue, 30% for saturation, and 68% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 55, a* (green to red) = 19, and b* (blue to yellow) = -24. The XYZ representation is X: 26, Y: 23, Z: 43. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.5247, U (chrominance) = 0.0756, and V (chrominance) = 0.0351.

The decimal value of the color is 9468333. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #996699. Variations of the colour are #C6B9D4 for a 20% lighter version and #5F4A78 for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #9079ad, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 12955 Kelvin (12955K).

The approximate wavelength of #9079ad is around 452.00nm.

HEX Code9079ad#9079ad
RGB Decimal Code144, 121, 173rgb(144, 121, 173)
CMYK17, 30, 0, 32/
HSL267°, 24%, 58%hsl(267°, 24%, 58%)
HSV267°, 30%, 68%/
CIE-LAB55, 19, -24/
XYZ 26, 23, 43/
YUV0.5247, 0.0756, 0.0351/
Decimal value9468333/
Web-Safe HEX996699#996699
Color Temperature (CT)12955 Kelvin (12955K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 452.00nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Gentian (Hex: #9079ad): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

The hex color #9079ad, also known as Gentian, resembles the vibrant purple-blue petals of the Gentiana flower. This color captures the essence of the stunning and delicate flower, often found in alpine meadows. It exudes a sense of serenity and elegance, much like the majestic mountains surrounding it. Imagine a peaceful hike in the mountains, where you stumble upon a field of Gentians, their colorful blossoms dancing in the breeze. Gentian, with its cool undertones, brings a touch of natures beauty into any design, making it perfect for creating a tranquil and sophisticated atmosphere.

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Tints and Shades of #9079ad HEX color (Gentian)

In color theory, tints and shades are essential for understanding the depth and luminosity of colors. A tint is achieved by adding white to a pure hue, lightening its appearance. Conversely, a shade results from blending black with a color, giving it a deeper tone. In the context of #9079ad, this color stands at the center between its tints and shades. While the tints get progressively lighter moving towards white (#ffffff), the shades deepen towards black (#000000).

  • #ffffff
  • #E3DEEB
  • #C8BCD6
  • #AC9BC2
  • #9079ad
  • #6C5B82
  • #483D57
  • #241E2B
  • #000000

Tones of Gentian (#9079ad HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #9079ad, #8a7c9b is the less saturated color, while #9079ad is the most saturated one.

  • #8a7c9b
  • #8b7ba0
  • #8d7aa4
  • #8e7aa9
  • #9079ad
  • #4e4855
  • #453e4e
  • #3d3546
  • #342b3f

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #9079ad;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

W3C HTML / CSS Color Name doesn't exist for #9079ad.

CSS color code example

p { color: #9079ad; }

Text with hexadecimal color #9079ad

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Background Color with #9079ad

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Border Color with #9079ad

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#9079ad Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#9079ad Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

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CSS codes examples

.text {color:#9079ad;}
.background {background-color:#9079ad;}
.border {border:1px solid #9079ad;}

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