50 SHADES OF PURPLE

Like purple? This is the site for you.
All the purples under the sun* are here for your viewing pleasure, and to assist with creating colour palettes.

* That may be a slight exaggeration.

Purple refers to a variety of colours with a hue between red and blue.

Throughout history, it has long been connected to royalty, as the rarity and costs of purple dyes prohibited its use among commoners. It's also associated with magic, mystery, spirituality, and piety. Purple was popular with 1960s psychedelia too.

Scroll down to see some of the most popular purple tones, with their hex values. Use these to plan your purple colour palettes.

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue.
Poor violet, violated for a rhyme. - Derek Jarmen

Pastel Purple

#B39EB5

Mauve

#E0B0FF

Plum

#DDA0DD

Bright Ube

#D19FE8

Light Pastel Purple

#B19CD9

African Violet

#B284BE

Sovereign Purple

#92717C

Purple Mountain Majesty

#9678B6

Pearly Purple

#B768A2

Dark Pastel Purple

#966FD6

Medium Purple

#9370DB

Amethyst

#9966CC

Medium Orchid

#BA55D3

Chinese Violet

#856088

Pomp and Power

#86608E

Antique Fuchsia

#915C83

Purpureus

#9A4EAE

Electric Purple

#BF00FF

Royal Purple

#7851A9

Veronica

#A020F0

Dark Orchid

#9932CC

Blue Violet

#8A2BE2

Violet

#8F00FF

Purple (Munsell)

#9F00C5

Dark Violet

#9400D3

Eggplant

#614051

Boysenberry

#873260

Flirt

#763a56

Deep Tuscan

#66424D

Purple Taupe

#50404D

Purple Heart

#69359C

Eminence

#6C3082

English Violet

#563C5C

Dark Byzantium

#5D3954

Mardi Gras

#880085

Halaya Ube

#663854

Dark Magenta

#8B008B

Byzantium

#702963

Palatinate

#72246C

Purple

#800080

Pansy Purple

#78184A

Palatinate Purple

#682860

True Purple

#6A0DAD

Northwestern Purple

#4E2A84

KSU Purple

#512888

Tyrian Purple

#66023C

Indigo

#4B0082

Dark Purple

#301934

Eggplant Purple

#430541

Russian Violet

#32174D

Purple haze, all around,
Don't know if I'm comin' up or down - Jimi Hendrix