Behr Duchess Lilac

Behr Duchess Lilac PPU16-13 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Duchess Lilac paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU16-13. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU16-13
Color name:Duchess Lilac

Try before you buy

100% accurate
paint samples

Peel, stick,
and repeat

Twice painted
with real paint

Next day

Shop now

What are Behr Duchess Lilac undertones?

Purple is Behr Duchess Lilac 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

155, 144, 157

Is Behr Duchess Lilac PPU16-13 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 291° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU16-13 Duchess Lilac HSL code: 291, 6%, 59%

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 Purple 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.

Color comparison

Duchess Lilac PPU16-13 vs Moonlit Orchid SW 9153

Behr Duchess Lilac PPU16-13 vs Sherwin Williams Moonlit Orchid SW 9153Behr Duchess Lilac PPU16-13
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 28.75%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Duchess Lilac PPU16-13 vs Berry Cream SW 9075

Behr Duchess Lilac PPU16-13 vs Sherwin Williams Berry Cream SW 9075Behr Duchess Lilac PPU16-13
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 28.21%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#9b909dcopy color code
RGB Decimal155, 144, 157copy color code
RGB Percent60.78%, 56.47%, 61.57%copy color code
HSVHue: 291° Saturation: 8.28% Value: 61.57%copy color code
HSLhsl(291, 6, 59)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.27 Magenta: 8.28 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 38.43copy color code
YIQY: 148.771 I: 2.377 Q: 6.372copy color code
XYZX: 29.575 Y: 29.35 Z: 35.996copy color code
CIE LabL:61.089 a:6.538 b:-5.38copy color code
CIE LuvL:61.089 u:5.481 v:-8.882copy color code
Decimal10195101copy color code
Hunter lab54.175, 2.64, -1.472copy color code
Copy color code
Copy paint color code