Color Bougainvillea blue-purple (#9884b9):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Bougainvillea blue-purple (#9884b9):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Bougainvillea is a color with a HTML hex code of #9884b9.

Hue Family:

blue-purples Family:

weakly saturated

colorful tone




medium chroma

Color Information about Bougainvillea / #9884b9

The HTML HEX code is #9884b9. The corresponding color name is "Bougainvillea". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 152%, Green (G): 132%, Blue (B): 185%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 18%, Magenta (M): 29%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 27%. In the HSL color space, #9884b9 has a hue of 263°, saturation of 27%, and lightness of 62%. The HSV representation is 263° for hue, 29% for saturation, and 73% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 59, a* (green to red) = 18, and b* (blue to yellow) = -25. The XYZ representation is X: 30, Y: 27, Z: 49. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.5648, U (chrominance) = 0.0791, and V (chrominance) = 0.0274.

The decimal value of the color is 9995449. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #9999CC. Variations of the colour are #CEC5DD for a 20% lighter version and #644E88 for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #9884b9, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 12896 Kelvin (12896K).

The approximate wavelength of #9884b9 is around 454.67nm.

HEX Code9884b9#9884b9
RGB Decimal Code152, 132, 185rgb(152, 132, 185)
CMYK18, 29, 0, 27/
HSL263°, 27%, 62%hsl(263°, 27%, 62%)
HSV263°, 29%, 73%/
CIE-LAB59, 18, -25/
XYZ 30, 27, 49/
YUV0.5648, 0.0791, 0.0274/
Decimal value9995449/
Web-Safe HEX9999CC#9999CC
Color Temperature (CT)12896 Kelvin (12896K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 454.67nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Bougainvillea (Hex: #9884b9): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

#9884b9, also known as Bougainvillea, is a rich purple hue reminiscent of the vibrant petals of the Bougainvillea flower. This color exudes a sense of elegance and mystique. Similar to the petals of this tropical plant, Bougainvillea can be seen in various shades and tones, ranging from velvety deep purples to softer lavender hues. This color evokes a feeling of luxury and sophistication, often found in elegant interiors, fashion, and branding. Bougainvillea also mirrors the regal colors found in nature, such as the plumage of exotic birds or the blooms of rare orchids.

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Tints and Shades of #9884b9 HEX color (Bougainvillea)

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 #9884b9, 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
  • #E5E0EE
  • #CCC2DC
  • #B2A3CB
  • #9884b9
  • #72638B
  • #4C425D
  • #26212E
  • #000000

Tones of Bougainvillea (#9884b9 HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #9884b9, #8e82a2 is the less saturated color, while #9884b9 is the most saturated one.

  • #8e82a2
  • #9183a8
  • #9383ae
  • #9684b3
  • #9884b9
  • #534c5e
  • #4c4359
  • #443a53
  • #3d324e

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #9884b9;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

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CSS color code example

p { color: #9884b9; }

Text with hexadecimal color #9884b9

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Background Color with #9884b9

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Border Color with #9884b9

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#9884b9 Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#9884b9 Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

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CSS codes examples

.text {color:#9884b9;}
.background {background-color:#9884b9;}
.border {border:1px solid #9884b9;}

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