SW 6446

Sherwin Williams Arugula

Sherwin Williams Arugula SW 6446 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Arugula paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6446. Find out if this gorgeous cold green paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Arugula SW 6446
Color code:SW 6446
Color name:Arugula
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Sherwin Williams Arugula reviews

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LRV of Arugula

Arugula SW 6446 has an LRV of 9.86% and refers to Dark colors which means that this color almost does not reflect light

Color paint LRV values

Light Reflectance Value measures the amount of visible and usable light that reflects from a painted surface.
Simply put, the higher LRV of paint color, the brighter room you will get.
Scale goes from 0% (absolute black, absorbing all light) to 100% (pure white, reflecting 100% of all light).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 9.86% be attentive to your bulbs light Brightness.Light Brightness – measured in lumens. The lower LRV of paint you have, the higher lumen level you need. Every square feet of room needs at least 40 lumens. That means for a 200 square feet living room you’ll need 8000 lumens of light. To achieve that brightness, you would require a total of 8 bulbs, 1000lm each.

What are Sherwin Williams Arugula undertones?

Green is Sherwin Williams Arugula undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

66, 96, 60

Is Sherwin Williams Arugula SW 6446 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 110° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6446 Arugula HSL code: 110, 23%, 31%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Cool Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Sherwin Williams Arugula:

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Sherwin Williams SW 6446 Arugula

Color comparison

Arugula SW 6446 vs Billiard Green SW 0016

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Sherwin Williams Arugula SW 6446 vs Sherwin Williams Billiard Green SW 0016Open Arugula SW 6446
LRV: 9.86%
Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 8.73%
Dark color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#42603ccopy color code
RGB Decimal66, 96, 60copy color code
RGB Percent25.88%, 37.65%, 23.53%copy color code
HSVHue: 110° Saturation: 37.5% Value: 37.65%copy color code
HSLhsl(110, 23, 31)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 31.25 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 37.5 Key: 62.35copy color code
YIQY: 82.926 I: -6.309 Q: -17.549copy color code
XYZX: 7.245 Y: 9.85 Z: 5.793copy color code
CIE LabL:37.572 a:-18.913 b:17.142copy color code
CIE LuvL:37.572 u:-14.516 v:22.444copy color code
Decimal4350012copy color code
Hunter lab31.385, -13.718, 11.025copy color code
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