Names for common shades of purple include lavender, violet, mauve, raisin and grape. Others are thistle, magenta, mulberry, wine and eggplant. Purple is the general name for the range of colors between blue and red. More »

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As of 2015, you can go to the website HTML-Color-Codes.info and click on the Color Names link to see a chart with different shades of purple as well as charts for other colors. The purple color name chart displays a samp... More »

According to the decorating experts at Better Homes and Gardens magazine, lighter purples pair well with ivory and soft shades of green while brighter purples go with gold, silver or pink. Purple is found opposite yellow... More »

The secondary color purple or violet is made by mixing the primary colors red and blue. However, to get a purple that is not muddy in appearance, it is important to mix the right types of blue and red, especially when mi... More »

Periwinkle is a color that is in the purple, violet, blue and indigo family. It is also known as lavender blue, and is a pale, pastel indigo color with minimal saturation. Similar colors include lavender mist, melrose, l... More »

As of 2015, you can go to the website HTML-Color-Codes.info and click on the Color Names link to see a chart with different shades of purple as well as charts for other colors. The purple color name chart displays a samp... More »

Periwinkle is a light, milky shade of blue, similar to cornflower blue, but with a tinge of lavender. The color is named for the periwinkle flower. More »