color-mix()

The color-mix() functional notation takes two color values and returns the result of mixing them in a given colorspace by a given amount.

Syntax

color-mix(in lch, peru 40%, lightgoldenrod);
color-mix(in srgb, #34c9eb 20%, white);

Values

Functional notation: color-mix( in <colorspace> , [ <color> && <percentage>? ]#{2})

<colorspace> is one of srgb, hsl, hwb, xyz, lab, lch. If no colorspace is specified the default is lch.

[ <color> is any valid color.

<percentage> is the percentage of that color to mix.

Examples

HTML

<ul>
  <li>10% #34c9eb</li>
  <li>40% #34c9eb</li>
  <li>70% #34c9eb</li>
</ul>

CSS

li:nth-child(1) {
  background-color: color-mix(in srgb, #34c9eb 10%, white);
}

li:nth-child(2) {
  background-color: color-mix(in srgb, #34c9eb 40%, white);
}

li:nth-child(3) {
  background-color: color-mix(in srgb, #34c9eb 70%, white);
}

Result

In a supporting browser the three items become more blue as a higher percentage of #34c9eb is mixed in.

Specifications

Specification
CSS Color Module Level 5 (CSS Color 5)
# color-mix

Browser compatibility

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