Thistle colour

RGB hex code
RGB (255)
217, 191, 217
0.8500, 0.7500, 0.8500
85%, 75%, 85%
L: 80.23, A: 13.47, B: −9.40
H: 0.8333, S: 0.1176, V: 0.8500
CSS colour name

Colour components

The RGB colour model is an additive model in which the red, green, and blue primary colors of light are added together to reproduce a broad spectrum of colours. In the case of thistle, using 8-bit 0–255 values for each channel, it is red 217, green 191, blue 217.

The CIELAB color space expresses color as three values: L* for perceptual lightness, and a* and b* for the colours of human vision: red-green, blue-yellow.

Thistle is a light purple resembling the flower of the thistle plant.

In terms of colour temperature, thistle is considered a cool colour.