Behr Strong Iris M550-7

Color code:M550-7
Color name:Strong Iris

The deep hue of Behr Strong Iris is reminiscent of a captivating evening sky, evoking a sense of mystery and sophistication in any space. This rich color can be paired with soft neutral tones such as cream and beige to create a harmonious contrast. For a bolder look, consider combining Strong Iris with accents of gold or bronze for a touch of glamour. The versatility of M550-7 allows it to complement both modern and traditional design styles, making it a versatile choice for any room in the home.

What are Behr Strong Iris undertones?

Blue is Behr Strong Iris 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

94, 95, 126

Is Behr Strong Iris M550-7 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 238° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

M550-7 Strong Iris HSL code: 238, 15%, 43%

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 Strong Iris:

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

Strong Iris M550-7 vs Durango Blue S510-6

Behr Strong Iris M550-7 vs Behr Durango Blue S510-6Open Strong Iris M550-7
LRV: 12.44%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 12.83%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Strong Iris M550-7 vs Napa Winery M560-6

Behr Strong Iris M550-7 vs Behr Napa Winery M560-6Open Strong Iris M550-7
LRV: 12.44%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 12.89%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold