The color code of
Periwinkle indicates, that blue is the main light source among the primary colors red, green and blue. Together with red it also forms the basic color magenta, but still remains as dominant basic color for the initial color impression. Learn more …
Because achromatic basic colors like black and white are somewhat restrained, the colorfulness of
Periwinkle is only slightly limited: The mixture ratio between chromatic and achromatic basic colors results in 51 % saturation. Since the inherent brightness of its contained basic colors sums up to a perceived brightness of 53 %,
Periwinkle is a rather light color.