Behr Prussian Plum MQ1-39

Color code:MQ1-39
Color name:Prussian Plum

Elevate your space with Behr's MQ1-39 Prussian Plum, a rich and luxurious hue that exudes sophistication. This deep shade of purple pairs beautifully with warm neutrals like beige and ivory for a harmonious look, while also creating a stunning contrast with metallic accents in gold or brass. Incorporate accents in MQ1-39 Prussian Plum with throw pillows, curtains, or a statement wall for a touch of drama and elegance. Whether you're looking to add depth to a cozy bedroom or make a bold statement in a living room, this refined color choice will effortlessly enhance any interior space.

What are Behr Prussian Plum undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

111, 75, 92

Is Behr Prussian Plum MQ1-39 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 332° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

MQ1-39 Prussian Plum HSL code: 332, 19%, 36%

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 Prussian Plum:

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

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

Prussian Plum MQ1-39 vs Rosy Sandstone MQ1-53

Behr Prussian Plum MQ1-39 vs Behr Rosy Sandstone MQ1-53Open Prussian Plum MQ1-39
LRV: 9.9%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 11.25%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Prussian Plum MQ1-39 vs Medieval Wine S100-7

Behr Prussian Plum MQ1-39 vs Behr Medieval Wine S100-7Open Prussian Plum MQ1-39
LRV: 9.9%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 9.8%
Dark color
Temperature: warm