Benjamin Moore Dark Lime

Benjamin Moore Dark Lime 2027-10 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dark Lime paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2027-10. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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:Dark Lime 2027-10
Color code:2027-10
Color name:Dark Lime
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Dark Lime for bedroom

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We’ve hand-picked a beautiful collection of photos of this amazing Beige shade used in real bedrooms. Take a look and imagine how this wonderful warm Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Dark Lime

Dark Lime 2027-10 has an LRV of 37.3% 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).

Act like a pro: Choosing paint with LRV of 37.30% 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 Benjamin Moore Dark Lime undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Dark Lime 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

153, 176, 9

Is Benjamin Moore Dark Lime 2027-10 cool or warm?

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With a hue of 68° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2027-10 Dark Lime HSL code: 68, 90%, 36%

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.

  • Warm Green will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Green undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

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.

Color comparison

Dark Lime 2027-10 vs Lime Green 2026-10

Trying to decide between these two shades? Our comparison highlights the similarities and differences between these two paint colors.

Benjamin Moore Dark Lime 2027-10 vs Benjamin Moore Lime Green 2026-10Benjamin Moore Dark Lime 2027-10
LRV: 37.3%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 37.3%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Dark Lime 2027-10 vs Spring Moss 2027-20

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Dark Lime 2027-10 vs Benjamin Moore Spring Moss 2027-20Benjamin Moore Dark Lime 2027-10
LRV: 37.3%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 37.3%
Light Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#99B009copy color code
RGB Decimal153, 176, 9copy color code
RGB Percent60.00%, 69.02%, 3.53%copy color code
HSVHue: 68° Saturation: 94.89% Value: 69.02%copy color code
HSLhsl(68, 90, 36)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 13.07 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 94.89 Key: 30.98copy color code
YIQY: 150.085 I: 39.959 Q: -56.836copy color code
XYZX: 28.712 Y: 37.843 Z: 6.05copy color code
CIE LabL:67.905 a:-26.169 b:68.344copy color code
CIE LuvL:67.905 u:-9.661 v:75.836copy color code
Decimal10072073copy color code
Hunter lab61.517, -24.342, 37.231copy color code
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