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Behr Cornflower (P520-4) Paint Color

Color Name: Cornflower (P520-4)
Hex Color Code: #6AA0CF
RGB Color Code: RGB(106, 160, 207)
CMYK Values*: 48.8%, 22.7%, 0.0%, 18.8%
Color Family (Hue): Blue

About Cornflower (P520-4) color - its meaning and example

What color is Cornflower (P520-4)?

Cornflower (P520-4) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Cornflower (P520-4) is #6AA0CF, and the RGB color code is RGB(106, 160, 207).

In the RGB color model, Cornflower (P520-4) has a red value of 106, a green value of 160, and a blue value of 207. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 48.8% cyan, 22.7% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 18.8% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 207.9° (degrees), 51.3 % saturation, and 61.4 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Cornflower (P520-4) has a hue of 207.9° (degrees), 48.8 % saturation and 81.2 % brightness/value.

Cornflower (P520-4) is cool or warm?

The color Cornflower (P520-4) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Cornflower (P520-4)?

Cornflower (P520-4) has an LRV of nearly 33. By LRV value, it is a medium 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

Cornflower (P520-4)

Light Color

Compare LRV 33 of Cornflower (P520-4) 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 33 puts Behr Cornflower (P520-4) paint color in the darker 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

Cornflower (P520-4) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(106, 160, 207)
106 (41.6%)
160 (62.7%)
207 (81.2%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(207.92deg, 51.3 %, 61.4 %)

51.27 %.
61.37 %.


RYB(28, 45, 95)
28 (10.9%)
45 (17.5%)
95 (37.2%)


48.79 %.
Brightness / Value
81.18 %.


H: 207.92°

W: 41.57 %

B: 18.82 %


X : 29.78

Y : 32.71

Z : 63.78


Y1 : 32.71

X : 0.24

Y2 : 0.26


C : 58.43%

M : 37.25%

Y : 18.82%


~ 32.7 %

Munsell Color System

0.5PB 6.2/6.7


L : 63.93

A : -4.92

B : -29.53


L : 63.93

C : 29.94

H : 260.54


L : 63.93

U : -25.34

V : -45.48


L : 57.19

A : -7.15

B : -26.08

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Cornflower (P520-4) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the colors similar to Cornflower (P520-4) (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.

Cerulean Frost
ΔE - 2.14 (97.9% similar)
Blue Gray
ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% similar)
ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% similar)
Dark Pastel Blue
ΔE - 3.12 (96.9% similar)

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

Pantone TCX

Cornflower (P520-4) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Cornflower (P520-4) to Pantone TCX

British Standard 4800

Cornflower (P520-4) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Cornflower (P520-4) to British Standard 4800

BS 20-E-51 - Corfu (Purple)
ΔE - 1.60 (98.4% similar)
BS 18-C-35 - Blue
ΔE - 7.92 (92.1% similar)

Pantone PMS

Cornflower (P520-4) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Cornflower (P520-4) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.61 (97.4% similar)
ΔE - 3.65 (96.4% similar)
ΔE - 3.93 (96.1% similar)
ΔE - 4.08 (95.9% similar)

RAL Design

Cornflower (P520-4) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Cornflower (P520-4) to RAL Design

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

PRU Blue
ΔE - 3.19 (96.8% similar)
Carolina Blue
ΔE - 3.87 (96.1% similar)
Adobe Lightroom Blue
ΔE - 3.90 (96.1% similar)

Paint similar to Cornflower (P520-4) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Cornflower (P520-4) (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.


Cornflower (P520-4) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Cornflower (P520-4) to Behr

Mirror Lake (M520-4)
ΔE - 3.62 (96.4% similar)
Come Sail Away (MQ4-26)
ΔE - 4.51 (95.5% similar)
Perfect Sky (P510-5)
ΔE - 4.91 (95.1% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Cornflower (P520-4) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Cornflower (P520-4) to Benjamin Moore

Nova Scotia Blue (796)
ΔE - 1.11 (98.9% similar)
San Francisco Bay (802)
ΔE - 4.70 (95.3% similar)
Brazilian Blue (817)
ΔE - 5.26 (94.7% similar)
Bayberry Blue (790)
ΔE - 5.29 (94.7% similar)

PPG Paints

Cornflower (P520-4) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Cornflower (P520-4) to PPG Paints

Overcast (PPG1242-4)
ΔE - 1.51 (98.5% similar)
Windjammer (PPG1241-4)
ΔE - 2.47 (97.5% similar)
Blue Promise (PPG1161-4)
ΔE - 2.51 (97.5% similar)
Salem Blue (PPG1239-4)
ΔE - 3.93 (96.1% similar)


Cornflower (P520-4) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Cornflower (P520-4) to Dunn-Edwards

Marina (DE 5857)
ΔE - 2.11 (97.9% similar)
Cornflower (DE 5864)
ΔE - 3.18 (96.8% similar)
Wandering River (DE 5850)
ΔE - 3.28 (96.7% similar)
Mountain Bluebird (DET 573)
ΔE - 5.48 (94.5% similar)


Cornflower (P520-4) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Cornflower (P520-4) to Valspar

Boo Blue (V072-4)
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
Blue Eyes (4007-8A)
ΔE - 3.26 (96.7% similar)
Paradise Found (8002-45D)
ΔE - 3.45 (96.5% similar)
Paula Loves Paris (V036-2)
ΔE - 3.88 (96.1% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Cornflower (P520-4) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Cornflower (P520-4) to Sherwin Williams

Lobelia (SW 6809)
ΔE - 4.05 (95.9% similar)
Jacaranda (SW 6802)
ΔE - 5.59 (94.4% similar)
Bluesy Note (SW 9064)
ΔE - 5.66 (94.3% similar)
Dyer's Woad (SW 9071)
ΔE - 6.63 (93.4% 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.

Example Color Images and Mockup

Cornflower (P520-4) - #6AA0CF Color Images and Patterns

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