Behr French Lilac

Behr French Lilac PPU16-10 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full French Lilac paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU16-10. Find out if this gorgeous warm grey paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU16-10
Color name:French Lilac

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What are Behr French Lilac undertones?

Red is Behr French 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

189, 184, 185

Is Behr French Lilac PPU16-10 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 348° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU16-10 French Lilac HSL code: 348, 4%, 73%

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 Grey 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.

Color comparison

French Lilac PPU16-10 vs Argos SW 7065

Behr French Lilac PPU16-10 vs Sherwin Williams Argos SW 7065Behr French Lilac PPU16-10
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 51%
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French Lilac PPU16-10 vs Grape Creme PPU16-11

Behr French Lilac PPU16-10 vs Behr Grape Creme PPU16-11Behr French Lilac PPU16-10
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Color codes

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HEX#bdb8b9copy color code
RGB Decimal189, 184, 185copy color code
RGB Percent74.12%, 72.16%, 72.55%copy color code
HSVHue: 348° Saturation: 2.65% Value: 74.12%copy color code
HSLhsl(348, 4, 73)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.65 Yellow: 2.12 Key: 25.88copy color code
YIQY: 185.609 I: 2.658 Q: 1.369copy color code
XYZX: 46.882 Y: 48.603 Z: 52.797copy color code
CIE LabL:75.204 a:1.937 b:0.122copy color code
CIE LuvL:75.204 u:2.807 v:-0.156copy color code
Decimal12433593copy color code
Hunter lab69.716, -1.967, 3.899copy color code
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