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Thistle

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#d8bfd8
RGB:
216, 191, 216
CMYK:
0, 12, 0, 15
HSL:
300°, 24.3%, 79.8%
Closest colors:
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 250
in RAL Classic:
RAL 7047
in RAL Design:
RAL 320 80 15
in RAL Effect:
RAL 540-1
What color is Thistle? What are the examples of Thistle color in life? What looks best in Thistle?
2023-05-17 Snargl 5 minutes 20 seconds
# General # Imagination # Design

What color is Thistle?

Circular picture of flowers in a purple light with a black background
Painting of a tree with purple flowers in it and a castle in the background
Bunch of different colored objects are in a pile together on a table top with a black background and a blue sky
Tree with a glowing face in the middle of a field with clouds and a sky background with a bright blue and yellow light
Close up of a strange looking insect with large eyes and colorful feathers on its head and body
Robot with yellow eyes and a black helmet with horns and spikes on it's head
Woman with a flower in her hair and a feather on her head is wearing a headdress
Woman with a smile on her face

Thistle is a web color that was first used as a color name in English in 1892.
It is similar to lavender, mauve and lilac, but with a slightly cooler tone.
Its HEX code is #D8BFD8, and its RGB values are 216, 191, 216.
Thistle is a soothing and elegant color that can create a calm and relaxing atmosphere.
It can be paired with complementary colors like green or teal, or with analogous colors like purple or pink.
Thistle is a color that can represent creativity, spirituality and royalty.
It is also associated with the Scottish culture and history, as well as the thistle plant that has prickly leaves and beautiful flowers.

Example of the palette with the Thistle color

Picture with primary colors of Thistle, Air Force Blue, Peach-orange, Carolina blue and Celestial blue
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 1515-R40B
NCS S 3030-R80B
NCS S 1515-Y30R
NCS S 1040-R80B
NCS S 1050-B
RAL Classic
RAL 7047
RAL 5024
RAL 1014
RAL 6027
RAL 5012
RAL Design
RAL 310 80 15
RAL 220 60 20
RAL 060 80 30
RAL 270 70 25
RAL 240 60 35
RAL Effect
RAL 540-1
RAL 680-2
RAL 280-1
RAL 730-2
RAL 640-1

Example of the palette with the Thistle color

Picture with primary colors of Dark jungle green, Violet-eggplant, Thistle, Cadet grey and Deep fuchsia
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 8005-B80G
NCS S 3055-R40B
NCS S 1515-R40B
NCS S 3010-B70G
NCS S 2050-R40B
RAL Classic
RAL 8022
RAL 4008
RAL 7047
RAL 7001
RAL 4003
RAL Design
RAL 160 20 20
RAL 330 40 45
RAL 310 80 15
RAL 180 70 10
RAL 330 60 40

Example of the palette with the Thistle color

Picture with primary colors of Thistle, Oxford Blue, Pang, Rose vale and Rosy Brown
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 1515-R40B
NCS S 6030-R80B
NCS S 5020-R60B
NCS S 3040-Y90R
NCS S 3010-Y80R
RAL Classic
RAL 7047
RAL 5026
RAL 7015
RAL 3033
RAL 4009
RAL Design
RAL 310 80 15
RAL 200 20 23
RAL 290 30 20
RAL 010 40 45
RAL 010 60 15
RAL Effect
RAL 540-1
RAL 790-6
RAL 580-5
RAL 460-M
RAL 490-5
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What are the examples of Thistle color in life?

Woman with blue eyes and a sweater on is blowing bubbles in the air over a field of grass
Man standing next to a giant monster in a field of grass with a pinkish face on it
Woman with purple hair and a futuristic outfit is posing for a picture in a futuristic setting
Raccoon with purple and white fur on it's face and eyes
Woman in a leather outfit posing for a picture at night with a full moon in the background and a building lit up behind her
Thistle is a light purple color that resembles the flower of the thistle plant, which is the national flower of Scotland.

The color thistle is included in the web colors list and has a HEX code of #D8BFD8.

Some examples of thistle color in life are:
  • Petals of some varieties of orchids, such as Phalaenopsis or moth orchids.

  • The fur of certain animals, such as Himalayan rabbits or Persian cats.

  • The robes of some religious figures, such as bishops or cardinals.

  • TWalls or furniture in some interior designs, such as shabby chic or cottage style.

  • The ribbons or badges of some honors, such as the Order of the Thistle or the Thistle Award.

Example of the palette with the Thistle color

Picture with primary colors of Thistle, Old lavender, Onyx, Yellow Orange and Sky magenta
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 7047
RAL 7003
RAL 9005
RAL 1017
RAL 4003
RAL Design
RAL 310 80 15
RAL 000 50 00
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 060 70 70
RAL 340 60 40
Author:

What looks best in Thistle?

Demonic looking creature standing in front of a castle wall with a sky background. Example of CMYK 0,12,0,15 color.
Thistle color. Cartoon of a woman in a uniform with a sword in her hand and a purple shirt with gold trim
Man standing in front of a building at night with a purple light on the side of the building. Color RGB 216,191,216.
Man dressed in a costume with horns and a necklace on his head and a purple outfit. Color #D8BFD8.

Example of the palette with the Thistle color

Picture with primary colors of Zinnwaldite, Thistle, Dark slate blue, Rose quartz and Rose taupe
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 8022
RAL 7047
RAL 5023
RAL 9006
RAL 1036
RAL Design
RAL 000 15 00
RAL 310 80 15
RAL 290 30 40
RAL 320 60 15
RAL 010 40 25
RAL Effect
RAL 790-5
RAL 540-1
RAL 590-6
RAL 560-M
RAL 340-3
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