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Behr Vermilion (S150-5) Paint Color

Color Name: Vermilion (S150-5)
Hex Color Code: #A26B66
RGB Color Code: RGB(162, 107, 102)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 34.0%, 37.0%, 36.5%
Color Family (Hue): Red

About Vermilion (S150-5) color - its meaning and example

What color is Vermilion (S150-5)?

Vermilion (S150-5) color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Vermilion (S150-5) is #A26B66, and the RGB color code is RGB(162, 107, 102).

In the RGB color model, Vermilion (S150-5) has a red value of 162, a green value of 107, and a blue value of 102. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 34.0% magenta, 37.0% yellow, and 36.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 5° (degrees), 24.4 % saturation, and 51.8 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Vermilion (S150-5) has a hue of 5° (degrees), 37.0 % saturation and 63.5 % brightness/value.

Vermilion (S150-5) is cool or warm?

The color Vermilion (S150-5) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Vermilion (S150-5)?

Vermilion (S150-5) has an LRV of nearly 19. By LRV value, it is a medium dark 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

Vermilion (S150-5)

Light Color

Compare LRV 19 of Vermilion (S150-5) 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 19 puts Behr Vermilion (S150-5) 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

Vermilion (S150-5) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(162, 107, 102)
162 (63.5%)
107 (42.0%)
102 (40.0%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(5deg, 24.4 %, 51.8 %)

24.39 %.
51.76 %.


RYB(100, 97, 86)
100 (39.4%)
97 (38.2%)
86 (33.8%)


37.04 %.
Brightness / Value
63.53 %.


H: 5°

W: 40.00 %

B: 36.47 %


X : 22.56

Y : 19.16

Z : 15.08


Y1 : 19.16

X : 0.4

Y2 : 0.34


C : 36.47%

M : 58.04%

Y : 60.00%


~ 19.2 %

Munsell Color System

9.3R 4.9/4.5


L : 50.87

A : 21.33

B : 11.82


L : 50.87

C : 24.39

H : 28.99


L : 50.87

U : 37.18

V : 11.33


L : 43.77

A : 15.4

B : 10.21

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Vermilion (S150-5) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the colors similar to Vermilion (S150-5) (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.

Copper Penny
ΔE - 2.77 (97.2% similar)
Dark Chestnut
ΔE - 3.23 (96.8% similar)
Copper rose
ΔE - 3.24 (96.8% similar)
Blast-Off Bronze
ΔE - 3.91 (96.1% similar)

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

British Standard 4800

Vermilion (S150-5) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Vermilion (S150-5) to British Standard 4800

BS 04-C-37 - Red
ΔE - 1.91 (98.1% similar)

Pantone PMS

Vermilion (S150-5) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Vermilion (S150-5) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.44 (97.6% similar)
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)
ΔE - 3.51 (96.5% similar)
ΔE - 3.87 (96.1% similar)

Pantone TCX

Vermilion (S150-5) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Vermilion (S150-5) to Pantone TCX

RAL Design

Vermilion (S150-5) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Vermilion (S150-5) to RAL Design

Paint similar to Vermilion (S150-5) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Vermilion (S150-5) (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.


Vermilion (S150-5) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Vermilion (S150-5) to Behr

Colonial Brick (PPU2-13)
ΔE - 3.15 (96.9% similar)
Autumn Russet (MQ1-17)
ΔE - 3.23 (96.8% similar)
Rose Marquee (PPU1-06)
ΔE - 3.32 (96.7% similar)


Vermilion (S150-5) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Vermilion (S150-5) to Valspar

Cranberry Foule (V080-5)
ΔE - 0.66 (99.3% similar)
Cherry Mocha (1006-7C)
ΔE - 3.53 (96.5% similar)
Pajarito Red (2001-7B)
ΔE - 4.13 (95.9% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Vermilion (S150-5) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Vermilion (S150-5) to Benjamin Moore

Tea Room (AF-270)
ΔE - 1.42 (98.6% similar)
Texas Rose (2092-40)
ΔE - 2.63 (97.4% similar)
Somerville Red (HC-62)
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
New England Brown (2104-40)
ΔE - 3.20 (96.8% similar)

PPG Paints

Vermilion (S150-5) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Vermilion (S150-5) to PPG Paints

Clay Ridge (PPG1053-6)
ΔE - 3.48 (96.5% similar)
Horizon Glow (PPG1052-5)
ΔE - 3.74 (96.3% similar)
Make Mine Mauve (PPG18-22)
ΔE - 4.28 (95.7% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Vermilion (S150-5) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Vermilion (S150-5) to Sherwin Williams

Reddened Earth (SW 6053)
ΔE - 3.58 (96.4% similar)
Rose Brocade (SW 0004)
ΔE - 3.99 (96.0% similar)
Carley's Rose (SW 9002)
ΔE - 4.58 (95.4% similar)
Reddish (SW 6319)
ΔE - 4.62 (95.4% similar)


Vermilion (S150-5) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Vermilion (S150-5) to Dunn-Edwards

Homestead Red (DET 414)
ΔE - 3.98 (96.0% similar)
Handmade Red (DE 6026)
ΔE - 5.03 (95.0% similar)
Western Red (DE 6090)
ΔE - 5.22 (94.8% similar)
Antique Rose (DEC 702)
ΔE - 5.34 (94.7% 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

Vermilion (S150-5) - #A26B66 Color Images and Patterns

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