Benjamin Moore Limelight

Benjamin Moore Limelight 2025-40 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Limelight paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2025-40. 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:Limelight 2025-40
Color code:2025-40
Color name:Limelight
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Limelight

Limelight 2025-40 has an LRV of 68.14% 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 68.14% 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 Limelight undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

225, 228, 101

Is Benjamin Moore Limelight 2025-40 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 61° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2025-40 Limelight HSL code: 61, 70%, 65%

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 Limelight:

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

Color comparison

Limelight 2025-40 vs Grape Green 2027-40

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

Benjamin Moore Limelight 2025-40 vs Benjamin Moore Grape Green 2027-40Benjamin Moore Limelight 2025-40
LRV: 68.14%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 60.68%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Limelight 2025-40 vs Yellow Finch 2024-40

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Benjamin Moore Limelight 2025-40 vs Benjamin Moore Yellow Finch 2024-40Benjamin Moore Limelight 2025-40
LRV: 68.14%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 68.04%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#E1E465copy color code
RGB Decimal225, 228, 101copy color code
RGB Percent88.24%, 89.41%, 39.61%copy color code
HSVHue: 61° Saturation: 55.7% Value: 89.41%copy color code
HSLhsl(61, 70, 65)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.32 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 55.7 Key: 10.59copy color code
YIQY: 212.625 I: 39.023 Q: -40.157copy color code
XYZX: 61.145 Y: 72.436 Z: 23.069copy color code
CIE LabL:88.178 a:-17.413 b:60.387copy color code
CIE LuvL:88.178 u:3.609 v:77.253copy color code
Decimal14804069copy color code
Hunter lab85.109, -20.701, 43.506copy color code
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