Behr Luxe Lilac N560-3

Let’s dive into a full Luxe Lilac paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful N560-3. Find out if this gorgeous cold purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:N560-3
Color name:Luxe Lilac
Brand:Behr

What are Behr Luxe Lilac undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#A8A3B1

RGB code:

168, 163, 177

Is Behr Luxe Lilac N560-3 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 261° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

N560-3 Luxe Lilac HSL code: 261, 8%, 67%

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.

  • Cool Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Luxe Lilac:

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

Darker 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

Luxe Lilac N560-3 vs Obi Lilac SW 6556

Behr Luxe Lilac N560-3 vs Sherwin Williams Obi Lilac SW 6556Open Luxe Lilac N560-3
LRV: 38.31%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 38.71%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Luxe Lilac N560-3 vs Gris SW 7659

Behr Luxe Lilac N560-3 vs Sherwin Williams Gris SW 7659Open Luxe Lilac N560-3
LRV: 38.31%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 39.4%
Medium color
Temperature: cold