Benjamin Moore Purplicious

Benjamin Moore Purplicious CSP-465 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Purplicious paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful CSP-465. 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.

Official color page:Purplicious CSP-465
Color code:CSP-465
Color name:Purplicious
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Purplicious

Purplicious CSP-465 has an LRV of 6.82% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect 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 6.82% 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 Benjamin Moore Purplicious undertones?

Purple is Benjamin Moore Purplicious 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

77, 51, 84

Is Benjamin Moore Purplicious CSP-465 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 287° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

CSP-465 Purplicious HSL code: 287, 24%, 26%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Purplicious:

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

Purplicious CSP-465 vs Plum Royale 2070-20

Our comparison will assist you in determining which shade will complement your space.

Benjamin Moore Purplicious CSP-465 vs Benjamin Moore Plum Royale 2070-20Benjamin Moore Purplicious CSP-465
LRV: 6.82%
Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 6.38%
Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#4D3354copy color code
RGB Decimal77, 51, 84copy color code
RGB Percent30.20%, 20.00%, 32.94%copy color code
HSVHue: 287° Saturation: 39.29% Value: 32.94%copy color code
HSLhsl(287, 24, 26)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 8.33 Magenta: 39.29 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 67.06copy color code
YIQY: 62.536 I: 4.889 Q: 15.77copy color code
XYZX: 5.844 Y: 4.586 Z: 8.962copy color code
CIE LabL:25.52 a:18.383 b:-15.413copy color code
CIE LuvL:25.52 u:10.762 v:-20.5copy color code
Decimal5059412copy color code
Hunter lab21.414, 11.241, -9.825copy color code
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