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Behr Calla (PPU6-12) Paint Color

Color Name: Calla (PPU6-12)
Hex Color Code: #F2DFB5
RGB Color Code: RGB(242, 223, 181)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 7.9%, 25.2%, 5.1%
Color Family (Hue): Yellow

About Calla (PPU6-12) color - its meaning and example

What color is Calla (PPU6-12)?

Calla (PPU6-12) color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Calla (PPU6-12) is #F2DFB5, and the RGB color code is RGB(242, 223, 181).

In the RGB color model, Calla (PPU6-12) has a red value of 242, a green value of 223, and a blue value of 181. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 7.9% magenta, 25.2% yellow, and 5.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 41.3° (degrees), 70.1 % saturation, and 82.9 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Calla (PPU6-12) has a hue of 41.3° (degrees), 25.2 % saturation and 94.9 % brightness/value.

Calla (PPU6-12) is cool or warm?

The color Calla (PPU6-12) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Calla (PPU6-12)?

Calla (PPU6-12) has an LRV of nearly 75. By LRV value, it is a light color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.

Dark Color

Calla (PPU6-12)

Light Color

Compare LRV 75 of Calla (PPU6-12) with dark and light Color

LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 75 puts Behr Calla (PPU6-12) paint color in the lighter category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Calla (PPU6-12) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(242, 223, 181)
242 (94.9%)
223 (87.5%)
181 (71.0%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(41.31deg, 70.1 %, 82.9 %)

70.11 %.
82.94 %.


RYB(16, 66, 15)
16 (6.3%)
66 (25.7%)
15 (5.9%)


25.21 %.
Brightness / Value
94.90 %.


H: 41.31°

W: 70.98 %

B: 5.10 %


X : 71.35

Y : 74.99

Z : 54.43


Y1 : 74.99

X : 0.36

Y2 : 0.37


C : 5.10%

M : 12.55%

Y : 29.02%


~ 75 %

Munsell Color System

5.2Y 8.8/3.5


L : 89.39

A : 0.15

B : 22.97


L : 89.39

C : 22.97

H : 89.62


L : 89.39

U : 14.04

V : 32.66


L : 86.6

A : -4.48

B : 23.35

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Calla (PPU6-12) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the colors similar to Calla (PPU6-12) (Paint - Behr). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

ΔE - 1.40 (98.6% similar)
Dutch White
ΔE - 1.73 (98.3% similar)
ΔE - 2.92 (97.1% similar)
ΔE - 2.98 (97.0% similar)

Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system

Pantone PMS

Calla (PPU6-12) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Calla (PPU6-12) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.00 (99.0% similar)
ΔE - 2.14 (97.9% similar)
ΔE - 3.18 (96.8% similar)
ΔE - 3.92 (96.1% similar)

RAL Design

Calla (PPU6-12) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Calla (PPU6-12) to RAL Design

Pantone TCX

Calla (PPU6-12) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Calla (PPU6-12) to Pantone TCX

RAL Classic

Calla (PPU6-12) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Calla (PPU6-12) to RAL Classic

RAL 1015 - Light Ivory
ΔE - 5.03 (95.0% similar)
RAL 1014 - Ivory
ΔE - 6.48 (93.5% similar)
RAL 1013 - Oyster White
ΔE - 7.23 (92.8% similar)

British Standard 4800

Calla (PPU6-12) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Calla (PPU6-12) to British Standard 4800

BS 06-A-03 - Grey
ΔE - 6.89 (93.1% similar)

Similar colors from Brand, Business, School, Organization, Sports, Flag

ΔE - 2.70 (97.3% similar)

Paint similar to Calla (PPU6-12) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Calla (PPU6-12) (Paint - Behr). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Calla (PPU6-12) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Calla (PPU6-12) to Behr

Brushstroke (M320-3)
ΔE - 1.36 (98.6% similar)
Candlewick (HDC-CT-03)
ΔE - 1.88 (98.1% similar)
Taj Mahal (M300-2)
ΔE - 2.25 (97.8% similar)

PPG Paints

Calla (PPU6-12) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Calla (PPU6-12) to PPG Paints

Belgian Waffle (PPG1208-3)
ΔE - 0.54 (99.5% similar)
Limitless (PPG1091-3)
ΔE - 1.49 (98.5% similar)
Gentle Glow (PPG1210-2)
ΔE - 1.59 (98.4% similar)
Dusty Yellow (PPG1209-3)
ΔE - 1.77 (98.2% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Calla (PPU6-12) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Calla (PPU6-12) to Benjamin Moore

Golden Straw (2152-50)
ΔE - 0.72 (99.3% similar)
Philadelphia Cream (HC-30)
ΔE - 1.41 (98.6% similar)
Precious Ivory (185)
ΔE - 1.44 (98.6% similar)
Summer Harvest (206)
ΔE - 1.46 (98.5% similar)


Calla (PPU6-12) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Calla (PPU6-12) to Valspar

Subtle Glow (V055-1)
ΔE - 1.16 (98.8% similar)
Homey Cream (3007-6B)
ΔE - 1.34 (98.7% similar)
Heart of Palm (6008-5B)
ΔE - 1.56 (98.4% similar)
Pale Maize (3005-8C)
ΔE - 1.60 (98.4% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Calla (PPU6-12) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Calla (PPU6-12) to Sherwin Williams

Full Moon (SW 6679)
ΔE - 1.27 (98.7% similar)
Friendly Yellow (SW 6680)
ΔE - 1.31 (98.7% similar)
Banana Cream (SW 6673)
ΔE - 1.61 (98.4% similar)
Lemon Chiffon (SW 6686)
ΔE - 1.63 (98.4% similar)


Calla (PPU6-12) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Calla (PPU6-12) to Dunn-Edwards

Crème Fraîche (DET 654)
ΔE - 1.77 (98.2% similar)
Pasta (DE 5331)
ΔE - 1.96 (98.0% similar)
Creamy Apricot (DE 5282)
ΔE - 2.52 (97.5% similar)

Color Combinations

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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

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