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Behr Sanctuary (PPU9-21) Paint Color

Color Name: Sanctuary (PPU9-21)
Hex Color Code: #B1AE8B
RGB Color Code: RGB(177, 174, 139)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 1.7%, 21.5%, 30.6%
Color Family (Hue): Green

About Sanctuary (PPU9-21) color - its meaning and example

What color is Sanctuary (PPU9-21)?

Sanctuary (PPU9-21) color belongs to the Green color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Sanctuary (PPU9-21) is #B1AE8B, and the RGB color code is RGB(177, 174, 139).

In the RGB color model, Sanctuary (PPU9-21) has a red value of 177, a green value of 174, and a blue value of 139. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 1.7% magenta, 21.5% yellow, and 30.6% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 55.3° (degrees), 19.6 % saturation, and 62.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Sanctuary (PPU9-21) has a hue of 55.3° (degrees), 21.5 % saturation and 69.4 % brightness/value.

Sanctuary (PPU9-21) is cool or warm?

The color Sanctuary (PPU9-21) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Sanctuary (PPU9-21)?

Sanctuary (PPU9-21) has an LRV of nearly 41. By LRV value, it is a medium 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

Sanctuary (PPU9-21)

Light Color

Compare LRV 41 of Sanctuary (PPU9-21) 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 41 puts Behr Sanctuary (PPU9-21) paint color in the medium 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

Sanctuary (PPU9-21) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(177, 174, 139)
177 (69.4%)
174 (68.2%)
139 (54.5%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(55.26deg, 19.6 %, 62.0 %)

19.59 %.
61.96 %.


RYB(46, 92, 57)
46 (18.2%)
92 (36.1%)
57 (22.3%)


21.47 %.
Brightness / Value
69.41 %.


H: 55.26°

W: 54.51 %

B: 30.59 %


X : 37.93

Y : 41.48

Z : 30.43


Y1 : 41.48

X : 0.35

Y2 : 0.38


C : 30.59%

M : 31.76%

Y : 45.49%


~ 41.5 %

Munsell Color System

1.7GY 6.9/3.1


L : 70.51

A : -4.79

B : 18.39


L : 70.51

C : 19.01

H : 104.61


L : 70.51

U : 3.71

V : 26.11


L : 64.41

A : -7.6

B : 17.07

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Sanctuary (PPU9-21) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the colors similar to Sanctuary (PPU9-21) (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.

Sage Green
ΔE - 3.93 (96.1% similar)
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ΔE - 6.10 (93.9% similar)

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

Pantone TCX

Sanctuary (PPU9-21) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Sanctuary (PPU9-21) to Pantone TCX

RAL Design

Sanctuary (PPU9-21) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Sanctuary (PPU9-21) to RAL Design

Pantone PMS

Sanctuary (PPU9-21) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Sanctuary (PPU9-21) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.91 (97.1% similar)
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British Standard 4800

Sanctuary (PPU9-21) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Sanctuary (PPU9-21) to British Standard 4800

BS 10-B-19 - Beige
ΔE - 5.12 (94.9% similar)
BS 12-B-19 - Beige
ΔE - 7.40 (92.6% similar)
BS 00-A-03 - Grey
ΔE - 7.97 (92.0% similar)

RAL Classic

Sanctuary (PPU9-21) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Sanctuary (PPU9-21) to RAL Classic

RAL 7032 - Pebble Gray
ΔE - 7.35 (92.7% similar)
RAL 1000 - Green Beige
ΔE - 7.72 (92.3% similar)

Paint similar to Sanctuary (PPU9-21) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Sanctuary (PPU9-21) (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.


Sanctuary (PPU9-21) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Sanctuary (PPU9-21) to Dunn-Edwards

That's Atomic (DET 504)
ΔE - 1.32 (98.7% similar)
Stuffed Olive (DE 5529)
ΔE - 3.72 (96.3% similar)
Even Growth (DE 5494)
ΔE - 4.01 (96.0% similar)
Trail Blazer (DET 633)
ΔE - 4.96 (95.0% similar)

PPG Paints

Sanctuary (PPU9-21) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Sanctuary (PPU9-21) to PPG Paints

Lively Ivy (PPG11-30)
ΔE - 1.33 (98.7% similar)
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ΔE - 3.05 (97.0% similar)
Cress Green (PPG1114-4)
ΔE - 3.26 (96.7% similar)
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ΔE - 4.67 (95.3% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Sanctuary (PPU9-21) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Sanctuary (PPU9-21) to Sherwin Williams

Majolica Green (SW 0013)
ΔE - 2.12 (97.9% similar)
Koi Pond (SW 7727)
ΔE - 2.52 (97.5% similar)
Ryegrass (SW 6423)
ΔE - 4.11 (95.9% similar)
Baby Bok Choy (SW 9037)
ΔE - 4.24 (95.8% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Sanctuary (PPU9-21) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Sanctuary (PPU9-21) to Benjamin Moore

Ivy Lane (523)
ΔE - 2.26 (97.7% similar)
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ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
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ΔE - 3.12 (96.9% similar)
Spring has Sprung (CSP-835)
ΔE - 3.43 (96.6% similar)


Sanctuary (PPU9-21) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Sanctuary (PPU9-21) to Valspar

Oakmoss (6005-3C)
ΔE - 2.36 (97.6% similar)
Terrarium (V059-4)
ΔE - 2.63 (97.4% similar)
Sumptuous Sage (6002-3C)
ΔE - 2.94 (97.1% similar)
Fields Afar (8003-28D)
ΔE - 3.41 (96.6% similar)


Sanctuary (PPU9-21) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Sanctuary (PPU9-21) to Behr

Tarragon Tease (PPU9-08)
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
Lichen (MQ6-56)
ΔE - 2.47 (97.5% similar)
Bamboo Shoot (MQ6-30)
ΔE - 3.16 (96.8% similar)
Wasabi Powder (PPU9-10)
ΔE - 3.43 (96.6% 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

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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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