Benjamin Moore Key Lime

Benjamin Moore Key Lime 2031-50 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Key Lime paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2031-50. 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:Key Lime 2031-50
Color code:2031-50
Color name:Key Lime
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Key Lime

Key Lime 2031-50 has an LRV of 70.93% 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 70.93% 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 Key Lime undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

203, 234, 167

Is Benjamin Moore Key Lime 2031-50 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 88° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2031-50 Key Lime HSL code: 88, 61%, 79%

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 Key Lime:

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

Benjamin Moore 2031-50 Key Lime

Color comparison

Key Lime 2031-50 vs O'Reilly Green 555

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Benjamin Moore Key Lime 2031-50 vs Benjamin Moore O'Reilly Green 555Benjamin Moore Key Lime 2031-50
LRV: 70.93%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 74.12%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#CBEAA7copy color code
RGB Decimal203, 234, 167copy color code
RGB Percent79.61%, 91.76%, 65.49%copy color code
HSVHue: 88° Saturation: 28.63% Value: 91.76%copy color code
HSLhsl(88, 61, 79)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 13.25 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 28.63 Key: 8.24copy color code
YIQY: 217.093 I: 3.057 Q: -27.408copy color code
XYZX: 61.025 Y: 74.332 Z: 47.681copy color code
CIE LabL:89.079 a:-21.581 b:29.294copy color code
CIE LuvL:89.079 u:-14.802 v:44.976copy color code
Decimal13363879copy color code
Hunter lab86.216, -24.533, 27.561copy color code
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