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Behr Vixen (PPU17-03) Paint Color

Color Name: Vixen (PPU17-03)
Hex Color Code: #5B4051
RGB Color Code: RGB(91, 64, 81)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 29.7%, 11.0%, 64.3%
Color Family (Hue): Purple

About Vixen (PPU17-03) color - its meaning and example

What color is Vixen (PPU17-03)?

Vixen (PPU17-03) color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Vixen (PPU17-03) is #5B4051, and the RGB color code is RGB(91, 64, 81).

In the RGB color model, Vixen (PPU17-03) has a red value of 91, a green value of 64, and a blue value of 81. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 29.7% magenta, 11.0% yellow, and 64.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 322.2° (degrees), 17.4 % saturation, and 30.4 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Vixen (PPU17-03) has a hue of 322.2° (degrees), 29.7 % saturation and 35.7 % brightness/value.

Vixen (PPU17-03) is cool or warm?

The color Vixen (PPU17-03) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Vixen (PPU17-03)?

Vixen (PPU17-03) has an LRV of nearly 6. By LRV value, it is a 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

Vixen (PPU17-03)

Light Color

Compare LRV 6 of Vixen (PPU17-03) 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 6 puts Behr Vixen (PPU17-03) 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

Vixen (PPU17-03) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(91, 64, 81)
91 (35.7%)
64 (25.1%)
81 (31.8%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(322.22deg, 17.4 %, 30.4 %)

17.42 %.
30.39 %.


RYB(137, 128, 149)
137 (53.7%)
128 (50.3%)
149 (58.6%)


29.67 %.
Brightness / Value
35.69 %.


H: 322.22°

W: 25.10 %

B: 64.31 %


X : 7.63

Y : 6.49

Z : 8.63


Y1 : 6.49

X : 0.34

Y2 : 0.29


C : 64.31%

M : 74.90%

Y : 68.24%


~ 6.5 %

Munsell Color System

3.9RP 2.9/2.3


L : 30.6

A : 14.84

B : -5.57


L : 30.6

C : 15.85

H : 339.42


L : 30.6

U : 14.15

V : -8.81


L : 25.47

A : 8.94

B : -2.28

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Vixen (PPU17-03) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the colors similar to Vixen (PPU17-03) (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.

Eggplant (Aubergine)
ΔE - 2.04 (98.0% similar)
Dark Byzantium
ΔE - 4.32 (95.7% similar)
Purple Taupe
ΔE - 4.43 (95.6% similar)
Old Heliotrope
ΔE - 5.74 (94.3% similar)

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

RAL Design

Vixen (PPU17-03) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Vixen (PPU17-03) to RAL Design

Pantone TCX

Vixen (PPU17-03) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Vixen (PPU17-03) to Pantone TCX

Pantone PMS

Vixen (PPU17-03) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Vixen (PPU17-03) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 3.52 (96.5% similar)
ΔE - 4.35 (95.7% similar)
ΔE - 4.56 (95.4% similar)
ΔE - 5.13 (94.9% similar)

British Standard 4800

Vixen (PPU17-03) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Vixen (PPU17-03) to British Standard 4800

BS 24-E-58 - Purple
ΔE - 4.87 (95.1% similar)
BS 24-C-39 - Regalia
ΔE - 7.47 (92.5% similar)

Paint similar to Vixen (PPU17-03) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Vixen (PPU17-03) (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.


Vixen (PPU17-03) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Vixen (PPU17-03) to Behr

Oriental Eggplant (PPU17-02)
ΔE - 2.42 (97.6% similar)
Plum Rich (MQ5-35)
ΔE - 3.49 (96.5% similar)
Spiced Plum (PPU1-20)
ΔE - 5.21 (94.8% similar)


Vixen (PPU17-03) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Vixen (PPU17-03) to Valspar

Plummy Rouge (8003-2G)
ΔE - 0.50 (99.5% similar)
Ripe Mulberry (V076-6)
ΔE - 0.87 (99.1% similar)
Royal Velvet (V077-6)
ΔE - 3.81 (96.2% similar)
Dried Lilacs (V075-6)
ΔE - 3.84 (96.2% similar)


Vixen (PPU17-03) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Vixen (PPU17-03) to Dunn-Edwards

Mulberry (DEA 194)
ΔE - 1.68 (98.3% similar)
Grapes of Wrath (DET 409)
ΔE - 3.34 (96.7% similar)
Primitive Plum (DEA 195)
ΔE - 4.74 (95.3% similar)
Wine Stain (DEA 145)
ΔE - 4.86 (95.1% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Vixen (PPU17-03) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Vixen (PPU17-03) to Sherwin Williams

Mature Grape (SW 6286)
ΔE - 2.03 (98.0% similar)
Blackberry (SW 7577)
ΔE - 4.56 (95.4% similar)
Deep Maroon (SW 0072)
ΔE - 5.76 (94.2% similar)
Merlot (SW 2704)
ΔE - 5.93 (94.1% similar)

PPG Paints

Vixen (PPU17-03) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Vixen (PPU17-03) to PPG Paints

Purple Basil (PPG1046-7)
ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)
Love Potion (PPG1179-7)
ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)
Pansy Petal (PPG1177-7)
ΔE - 4.59 (95.4% similar)
Positively Purple (PPG13-08)
ΔE - 4.80 (95.2% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Vixen (PPU17-03) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Vixen (PPU17-03) to Benjamin Moore

Autumn Purple (2073-20)
ΔE - 2.58 (97.4% similar)
Peerage (CC-36)
ΔE - 3.79 (96.2% similar)
Taro (1386)
ΔE - 3.87 (96.1% similar)
Jester (CC-34)
ΔE - 4.02 (96.0% 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

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