Behr Lichen

Behr Lichen MQ6-56 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lichen paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful MQ6-56. 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:MQ6-56
Color name:Lichen

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What are Behr Lichen undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

187, 182, 146

Is Behr Lichen MQ6-56 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 53° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ6-56 Lichen HSL code: 53, 23%, 65%

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 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

Lichen MQ6-56 vs Koi Pond SW 7727

Behr Lichen MQ6-56 vs Sherwin Williams Koi Pond SW 7727Behr Lichen MQ6-56
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 44.27%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Lichen MQ6-56 vs Baby Bok Choy SW 9037

Behr Lichen MQ6-56 vs Sherwin Williams Baby Bok Choy SW 9037Behr Lichen MQ6-56
LRV: -%
Temperature: warm
LRV: 47.14%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#bbb692copy color code
RGB Decimal187, 182, 146copy color code
RGB Percent73.33%, 71.37%, 57.25%copy color code
HSVHue: 53° Saturation: 21.93% Value: 73.33%copy color code
HSLhsl(53, 23, 65)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.67 Yellow: 21.93 Key: 26.67copy color code
YIQY: 179.391 I: 14.548 Q: -10.146copy color code
XYZX: 42.409 Y: 46.097 Z: 33.85copy color code
CIE LabL:73.608 a:-4.172 b:19.011copy color code
CIE LuvL:73.608 u:4.994 v:27.053copy color code
Decimal12301970copy color code
Hunter lab67.895, -7.318, 17.966copy color code