Sherwin Williams Quixotic Plum SW 6265

Let’s dive into a full Quixotic Plum paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6265. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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:Quixotic Plum SW 6265
Color code:SW 6265
Color name:Quixotic Plum
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Sophisticated Sanctuary, Curiosity, 2016 Trajectory

Quixotic Plum for living room

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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Purple color shade can create a unique space

What are Sherwin Williams Quixotic Plum undertones?

Purple is Sherwin Williams Quixotic 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#4A4653

RGB code:

74, 70, 83

Is Sherwin Williams Quixotic Plum SW 6265 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 258° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6265 Quixotic Plum HSL code: 258, 8%, 30%

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 Sherwin Williams Quixotic 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

Sherwin Williams SW 6265 Quixotic Plum

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

Quixotic Plum SW 6265 vs Tarragon SW 9660

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Sherwin Williams Quixotic Plum SW 6265 vs Sherwin Williams Tarragon SW 9660Open Quixotic Plum SW 6265
LRV: 6.47%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 7.29%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Quixotic Plum SW 6265 vs Rock Bottom SW 7062

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Sherwin Williams Quixotic Plum SW 6265 vs Sherwin Williams Rock Bottom SW 7062Open Quixotic Plum SW 6265
LRV: 6.47%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 7.04%
Dark color
Temperature: cold