Behr Deep Merlot M100-7

Color code:M100-7
Color name:Deep Merlot

Elevate your space with the rich and luxurious Deep Merlot (M100-7) by Behr. This deep burgundy hue adds warmth and sophistication to any room. Pair Deep Merlot with neutrals like creamy whites or soft greys for a timeless look, or go bold by combining it with mustard yellow or emerald green for a modern twist. Whether you're looking to create a cozy atmosphere or make a statement, Deep Merlot is the perfect choice to add depth and character to your home decor. Experience the transformative power of this stunning color from Behr.

What are Behr Deep Merlot undertones?

Purple is Behr Deep Merlot 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

87, 73, 88

Is Behr Deep Merlot M100-7 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 296° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M100-7 Deep Merlot HSL code: 296, 9%, 32%

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.

  • Warm Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Deep Merlot:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Deep Merlot M100-7 vs Aubergine N100-7

Behr Deep Merlot M100-7 vs Behr Aubergine N100-7Open Deep Merlot M100-7
LRV: 8.1%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 8.14%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Deep Merlot M100-7 vs Metropolis SW 9575

Behr Deep Merlot M100-7 vs Sherwin Williams Metropolis SW 9575Open Deep Merlot M100-7
LRV: 8.1%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 8.38%
Dark color
Temperature: warm