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Chinese wisteria
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #C9A0DC
RGBB (r, g, b) (201, 160, 220)
HSV (h, s, v) (281°, 27%, 86%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Wisteria is a pale tint of violet, named after the Wisteria flower.

Crayola introduced a crayon in this color in 1993.

The first recorded use of wisteria as a color name in English was in 1892. [1]

Wisteria in human culture


  • In an interview conducted in 2001, former Holland footballer Dennis Bergkamp answered the question "What is your favorite color?" with "Wisteria, or Magenta, I can never decide which I prefer".



  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 207; Color Sample of Wisteria: Page 105 Plate 41 Color Sample E8

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