Behr Peru

Behr Peru PPU1-18 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Peru paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful PPU1-18. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:PPU1-18
Color name:Peru

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What are Behr Peru undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

142, 89, 125

Is Behr Peru PPU1-18 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 319° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

PPU1-18 Peru HSL code: 319, 23%, 45%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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

Peru PPU1-18 vs Verve Violet SW 6979

Behr Peru PPU1-18 vs Sherwin Williams Verve Violet SW 6979Behr Peru PPU1-18
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Temperature: warm
LRV: 13.43%
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Temperature: warm

Peru PPU1-18 vs Glitz And Glamour MQ1-03

Behr Peru PPU1-18 vs Behr Glitz And Glamour MQ1-03Behr Peru PPU1-18
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Temperature: warm
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Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#8e597dcopy color code
RGB Decimal142, 89, 125copy color code
RGB Percent55.69%, 34.90%, 49.02%copy color code
HSVHue: 319° Saturation: 37.32% Value: 55.69%copy color code
HSLhsl(319, 23, 45)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 37.32 Yellow: 11.97 Key: 44.31copy color code
YIQY: 108.951 I: 20.014 Q: 22.415copy color code
XYZX: 18.429 Y: 14.377 Z: 21.201copy color code
CIE LabL:44.769 a:27.46 b:-11.147copy color code
CIE LuvL:44.769 u:28.977 v:-19.598copy color code
Decimal9329021copy color code
Hunter lab37.917, 20.402, -6.609copy color code
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