Benjamin Moore Raintree Green

Benjamin Moore Raintree Green 1496 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Raintree Green paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1496. 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:Raintree Green 1496
Color code:1496
Color name:Raintree Green
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Raintree Green for bedroom

  • Benjamin Moore Raintree Green Bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Raintree Green Bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Raintree Green Bedroom
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  • Benjamin Moore Raintree 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 Raintree Green

Raintree Green 1496 has an LRV of 32.38% and refers to Medium 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 32.38% 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 Raintree Green undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

154, 156, 135

Is Benjamin Moore Raintree Green 1496 cool or warm?

warm colors
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cool colors

With a hue of 66° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1496 Raintree Green HSL code: 66, 10%, 57%

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 Raintree 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

Raintree Green 1496 vs Graystone 1475

Choosing between these two awesome hues? We'll break down the differences to help you find the perfect shade for your space.

Benjamin Moore Raintree Green 1496 vs Benjamin Moore Graystone 1475Benjamin Moore Raintree Green 1496
LRV: 32.38%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 30.5%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Raintree Green 1496 vs Creekside Green 2141-40

Looking for the perfect paint color for your space? Let's see the differences between these two paint colors to help you make an informed decision.

Benjamin Moore Raintree Green 1496 vs Benjamin Moore Creekside Green 2141-40Benjamin Moore Raintree Green 1496
LRV: 32.38%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 31.43%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#9A9C87copy color code
RGB Decimal154, 156, 135copy color code
RGB Percent60.39%, 61.18%, 52.94%copy color code
HSVHue: 66° Saturation: 13.46% Value: 61.18%copy color code
HSLhsl(66, 10, 57)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 1.28 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 13.46 Key: 38.82copy color code
YIQY: 153.008 I: 5.556 Q: -6.958copy color code
XYZX: 29.587 Y: 32.396 Z: 27.61copy color code
CIE LabL:63.669 a:-4.538 b:10.772copy color code
CIE LuvL:63.669 u:-0.043 v:15.677copy color code
Decimal10132615copy color code
Hunter lab56.918, -6.818, 11.082copy color code
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