Benjamin Moore Spring Lilac

Benjamin Moore Spring Lilac 1388 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Spring Lilac paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 1388. 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:Spring Lilac 1388
Color code:1388
Color name:Spring Lilac
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Spring Lilac for 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 Light paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Spring Lilac

Spring Lilac 1388 has an LRV of 62.89% 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 62.89% 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 Spring Lilac undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

220, 205, 221

Is Benjamin Moore Spring Lilac 1388 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 296° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

1388 Spring Lilac HSL code: 296, 19%, 84%

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 Pink 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 Spring Lilac:

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

Spring Lilac 1388 vs Pale Iris 2073-60

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

Benjamin Moore Spring Lilac 1388 vs Benjamin Moore Pale Iris 2073-60Benjamin Moore Spring Lilac 1388
LRV: 62.89%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 63.61%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Spring Lilac 1388 vs Peace and Happiness 1380

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 Spring Lilac 1388 vs Benjamin Moore Peace and Happiness 1380Benjamin Moore Spring Lilac 1388
LRV: 62.89%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 67.81%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#DCCDDDcopy color code
RGB Decimal220, 205, 221copy color code
RGB Percent86.27%, 80.39%, 86.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 296° Saturation: 7.24% Value: 86.67%copy color code
HSLhsl(296, 19, 84)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.45 Magenta: 7.24 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 13.33copy color code
YIQY: 211.309 I: 3.797 Q: 8.152copy color code
XYZX: 64.395 Y: 64.099 Z: 77.367copy color code
CIE LabL:84.017 a:8.035 b:-6.025copy color code
CIE LuvL:84.017 u:7.553 v:-10.65copy color code
Decimal14470621copy color code
Hunter lab80.062, 3.461, -1.251copy color code
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