Benjamin Moore Lemon Grass

Benjamin Moore Lemon Grass 339 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lemon Grass paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 339. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Lemon Grass 339
Color code:339
Color name:Lemon Grass
Brand:Benjamin Moore

100% accurate
paint samples

Peel, stick,
and repeat

Twice painted
with real paint

Next day

Shop now

LRV of Lemon Grass

Lemon Grass 339 has an LRV of 78.97% and refers to Off-White 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 78.97% 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 Lemon Grass undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

252, 235, 157

Is Benjamin Moore Lemon Grass 339 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 49° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

339 Lemon Grass HSL code: 49, 94%, 80%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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 Lemon Grass:

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

Color comparison

Lemon Grass 339 vs Lemon Meringue 2023-50

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Discover which one suits your needs in our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Lemon Grass 339 vs Benjamin Moore Lemon Meringue 2023-50Benjamin Moore Lemon Grass 339
LRV: 78.97%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 78.97%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Lemon Grass 339 vs Pineapple Grove 333

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Benjamin Moore Lemon Grass 339 vs Benjamin Moore Pineapple Grove 333Benjamin Moore Lemon Grass 339
LRV: 78.97%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 78.97%
Off-White color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#FCEB9Dcopy color code
RGB Decimal252, 235, 157copy color code
RGB Percent98.82%, 92.16%, 61.57%copy color code
HSVHue: 49° Saturation: 37.7% Value: 98.82%copy color code
HSLhsl(49, 94, 80)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 6.75 Yellow: 37.7 Key: 1.18copy color code
YIQY: 231.191 I: 35.195 Q: -20.677copy color code
XYZX: 75.94 Y: 82.549 Z: 43.822copy color code
CIE LabL:92.817 a:-5.077 b:39.951copy color code
CIE LuvL:92.817 u:14.819 v:54.999copy color code
Decimal16575389copy color code
Hunter lab90.856, -9.804, 35.002copy color code
Copy color code
Copy paint color code