Benjamin Moore Fernwood Green

Benjamin Moore Fernwood Green 2145-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Fernwood Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2145-40. 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:Fernwood Green 2145-40
Color code:2145-40
Color name:Fernwood Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Fernwood Green for bedroom

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  • Benjamin Moore Fernwood Green 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 Fernwood Green

Fernwood Green 2145-40 has an LRV of 56.76% and refers to Light colors that reflect most of the incident 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 56.76% 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 Fernwood Green undertones?

Yellow is Benjamin Moore Fernwood Green 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

204, 204, 163

Is Benjamin Moore Fernwood Green 2145-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 60° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2145-40 Fernwood Green HSL code: 60, 29%, 72%

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.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Benjamin Moore Fernwood Green:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

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.

Color comparison

Fernwood Green 2145-40 vs Jonesboro Cream 241

Choosing the best shade for your space? We've compared the two colors to help you make an informed decision for your project.

Benjamin Moore Fernwood Green 2145-40 vs Benjamin Moore Jonesboro Cream 241Benjamin Moore Fernwood Green 2145-40
LRV: 56.76%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 55.52%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Fernwood Green 2145-40 vs Harbor Town 493

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Benjamin Moore Fernwood Green 2145-40 vs Benjamin Moore Harbor Town 493Benjamin Moore Fernwood Green 2145-40
LRV: 56.76%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 56.47%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#CCCCA3copy color code
RGB Decimal204, 204, 163copy color code
RGB Percent80.00%, 80.00%, 63.92%copy color code
HSVHue: 60° Saturation: 20.1% Value: 80.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(60, 29, 72)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 20.1 Key: 20.0copy color code
YIQY: 199.326 I: 13.175 Q: -12.759copy color code
XYZX: 53.105 Y: 58.668 Z: 43.167copy color code
CIE LabL:81.109 a:-6.758 b:20.505copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.109 u:2.172 v:30.112copy color code
Decimal13421731copy color code
Hunter lab76.595, -10.284, 20.202copy color code
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