Behr Dusty Olive

Behr Dusty Olive PPU8-20 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dusty Olive paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU8-20. Find out if this gorgeous warm green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU8-20
Color name:Dusty Olive

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What are Behr Dusty Olive undertones?

Yellow is Behr Dusty Olive 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

157, 152, 133

Is Behr Dusty Olive PPU8-20 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 47° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU8-20 Dusty Olive HSL code: 47, 11%, 57%

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 Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green 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

Dusty Olive PPU8-20 vs At Ease Soldier SW 9127

Behr Dusty Olive PPU8-20 vs Sherwin Williams At Ease Soldier SW 9127Behr Dusty Olive PPU8-20
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 31.61%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Dusty Olive PPU8-20 vs Honed Soapstone SW 9126

Behr Dusty Olive PPU8-20 vs Sherwin Williams Honed Soapstone SW 9126Behr Dusty Olive PPU8-20
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 31.31%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#9d9885copy color code
RGB Decimal157, 152, 133copy color code
RGB Percent61.57%, 59.61%, 52.16%copy color code
HSVHue: 47° Saturation: 15.29% Value: 61.57%copy color code
HSLhsl(47, 11, 57)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 3.18 Yellow: 15.29 Key: 38.43copy color code
YIQY: 151.329 I: 9.085 Q: -4.855copy color code
XYZX: 29.366 Y: 31.318 Z: 26.682copy color code
CIE LabL:62.776 a:-1.533 b:10.664copy color code
CIE LuvL:62.776 u:4.054 v:14.951copy color code
Decimal10328197copy color code
Hunter lab55.963, -4.269, 10.906copy color code
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