Benjamin Moore Citrus Orange

Benjamin Moore Citrus Orange 2016-20 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Citrus Orange paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2016-20. Find out if this gorgeous warm red paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Citrus Orange 2016-20
Color code:2016-20
Color name:Citrus Orange
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Citrus Orange

Citrus Orange 2016-20 has an LRV of 34.84% and refers to Medium colors that reflect a lot of 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).

What are Benjamin Moore Citrus Orange undertones?

Red is Benjamin Moore Citrus Orange 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

247, 133, 35

Is Benjamin Moore Citrus Orange 2016-20 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 28° this Red refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2016-20 Citrus Orange HSL code: 28, 93%, 55%

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.

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 Benjamin Moore Citrus Orange:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

A monochromatic color scheme is a color palette that consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. This means using variations of one hue, such as different shades of blue, green, or red, to create a harmonious and cohesive look.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

A complementary color scheme is a color combination that uses two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel, such as red and green, blue and orange, or yellow and purple. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Citrus Orange 2016-20 vs Fruit Punch 140

Benjamin Moore Citrus Orange 2016-20 vs. Benjamin Moore Fruit Punch 140: which one is the right choice for your home? Let's discover the difference.

Benjamin Moore Citrus Orange 2016-20 vs Benjamin Moore Fruit Punch 140Benjamin Moore Citrus Orange 2016-20
LRV: 34.84%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 36.81%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

HEX#F78523copy color code
RGB Decimal247, 133, 35copy color code
RGB Percent96.86%, 52.16%, 13.73%copy color code
HSVHue: 28° Saturation: 85.83% Value: 96.86%copy color code
HSLhsl(28, 93, 55)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 46.15 Yellow: 85.83 Key: 3.14copy color code
YIQY: 155.914 I: 99.424 Q: -6.382copy color code
XYZX: 47.053 Y: 36.676 Z: 6.191copy color code
CIE LabL:67.033 a:37.634 b:66.254copy color code
Decimal16221475copy color code