Behr Morocco Red PPU2-17 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Morocco Red paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU2-17. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU2-17
Color name:Morocco Red

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LRV of Morocco Red

Morocco Red PPU2-17 has an LRV of 10.9% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little light.

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 10.90% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Behr Morocco Red undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

150, 69, 59

Is Behr Morocco Red PPU2-17 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 7° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU2-17 Morocco Red HSL code: 7, 44%, 41%

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 Red will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Red 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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Morocco Red:

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

Behr PPU2-17 Morocco Red

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

Morocco Red PPU2-17 vs Allure PPU2-03

Behr Morocco Red PPU2-17 vs Behr Allure PPU2-03Open Morocco Red PPU2-17
LRV: 10.9%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 9.74%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Morocco Red PPU2-17 vs Red My Mind MQ1-10

Behr Morocco Red PPU2-17 vs Behr Red My Mind MQ1-10Open Morocco Red PPU2-17
LRV: 10.9%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 11%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#96453bcopy color code
RGB Decimal150, 69, 59copy color code
RGB Percent58.82%, 27.06%, 23.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 7° Saturation: 60.67% Value: 58.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(7, 44, 41)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 54.0 Yellow: 60.67 Key: 41.18copy color code
YIQY: 92.079 I: 51.481 Q: 14.022copy color code
XYZX: 15.496 Y: 11.058 Z: 5.455copy color code
CIE LabL:39.678 a:33.16 b:22.267copy color code
CIE LuvL:39.678 u:59.653 v:18.045copy color code
Decimal9848123copy color code
Hunter lab33.253, 24.989, 13.551copy color code
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