Benjamin Moore Purple Lotus

Benjamin Moore Purple Lotus 2072-30 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Purple Lotus paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 2072-30. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Official color page:Purple Lotus 2072-30
Color code:2072-30
Color name:Purple Lotus
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Purple Lotus

Purple Lotus 2072-30 has an LRV of 10.25% and refers to Medium Dark which means that this color almost reflects very little 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 10.25% 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 Purple Lotus undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

96, 75, 98

Is Benjamin Moore Purple Lotus 2072-30 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 295° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

2072-30 Purple Lotus HSL code: 295, 13%, 34%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple 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 Purple Lotus:

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.

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

Purple Lotus 2072-30 vs Ambler Slate CW-685

We'll help you determine which of these shades will work best in your space.

Benjamin Moore Purple Lotus 2072-30 vs Benjamin Moore Ambler Slate CW-685Benjamin Moore Purple Lotus 2072-30
LRV: 10.25%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 11.78%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Purple Lotus 2072-30 vs Kalamata AF-630

Discover the key differences and which shade could be the perfect fit for you.

Benjamin Moore Purple Lotus 2072-30 vs Benjamin Moore Kalamata AF-630Benjamin Moore Purple Lotus 2072-30
LRV: 10.25%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 11.31%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#604B62copy color code
RGB Decimal96, 75, 98copy color code
RGB Percent37.65%, 29.41%, 38.43%copy color code
HSVHue: 295° Saturation: 23.47% Value: 38.43%copy color code
HSLhsl(295, 13, 34)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 2.04 Magenta: 23.47 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 61.57copy color code
YIQY: 83.901 I: 5.123 Q: 11.6copy color code
XYZX: 9.544 Y: 8.401 Z: 12.671copy color code
CIE LabL:34.804 a:13.415 b:-10.05copy color code
CIE LuvL:34.804 u:10.003 v:-14.809copy color code
Decimal6310754copy color code
Hunter lab28.984, 8.054, -5.63copy color code
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