Behr Persimmon Red HDC-CL-09

Color code:HDC-CL-09
Color name:Persimmon Red

Behr's Persimmon Red (HDC-CL-09) is a captivating hue that exudes warmth and energy, making it an ideal choice for spaces that crave a bold statement. This rich and vibrant shade beautifully complements eclectic living rooms, adding a touch of drama and sophistication. In dining areas, Persimmon Red creates an inviting atmosphere, perfect for memorable gatherings and intimate dinners. Bedrooms also benefit from this passionate color, infusing a sense of passion and creativity into the space. Adding accents in Persimmon Red (HDC-CL-09) to a neutral-toned kitchen brings a pop of color and character, instantly transforming it into a lively and stylish culinary haven.

What are Behr Persimmon Red undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

HEX value:


RGB code:

167, 78, 74

Is Behr Persimmon Red HDC-CL-09 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 3° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

HDC-CL-09 Persimmon Red HSL code: 3, 39%, 47%

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 Persimmon 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

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

Persimmon Red HDC-CL-09 vs Tibetan Orange PPU2-14

Behr Persimmon Red HDC-CL-09 vs Behr Tibetan Orange PPU2-14Open Persimmon Red HDC-CL-09
LRV: 14.04%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 16.32%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Persimmon Red HDC-CL-09 vs Powder Room PPU1-07

Behr Persimmon Red HDC-CL-09 vs Behr Powder Room PPU1-07Open Persimmon Red HDC-CL-09
LRV: 14.04%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.63%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm