Behr Canyon Iris

Behr Canyon Iris P540-7 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Canyon Iris paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful P540-7. Find out if this gorgeous cold purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:P540-7
Color name:Canyon Iris

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What are Behr Canyon Iris undertones?

Blue is Behr Canyon Iris undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

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RGB code:

73, 84, 143

Is Behr Canyon Iris P540-7 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 231° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

P540-7 Canyon Iris HSL code: 231, 32%, 42%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Cool Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Color comparison

Canyon Iris P540-7 vs Optimum Blue M540-7

Behr Canyon Iris P540-7 vs Behr Optimum Blue M540-7Behr Canyon Iris P540-7
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Temperature: cold
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Temperature: cold

Canyon Iris P540-7 vs Morning Glory SW 6971

Behr Canyon Iris P540-7 vs Sherwin Williams Morning Glory SW 6971Behr Canyon Iris P540-7
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Temperature: cold
LRV: 7.65%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#49548fcopy color code
RGB Decimal73, 84, 143copy color code
RGB Percent28.63%, 32.94%, 56.08%copy color code
HSVHue: 231° Saturation: 48.95% Value: 56.08%copy color code
HSLhsl(231, 32, 42)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 48.95 Magenta: 41.26 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 43.92copy color code
YIQY: 87.437 I: -25.514 Q: 16.034copy color code
XYZX: 10.874 Y: 9.74 Z: 27.286copy color code
CIE LabL:37.371 a:12.681 b:-34.074copy color code
CIE LuvL:37.371 u:-7.635 v:-49.217copy color code
Decimal4805775copy color code
Hunter lab31.208, 7.581, -29.993copy color code
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