Benjamin Moore Spring Meadow

Benjamin Moore Spring Meadow 486 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Spring Meadow paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 486. 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:Spring Meadow 486
Color code:486
Color name:Spring Meadow
Brand:Benjamin Moore

LRV of Spring Meadow

Spring Meadow 486 has an LRV of 56.85% 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 56.85% 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 Meadow undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

199, 205, 173

Is Benjamin Moore Spring Meadow 486 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 71° this Green refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

486 Spring Meadow HSL code: 71, 24%, 74%

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 Spring Meadow:

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

Spring Meadow 486 vs Apple Blossom 479

What is the difference between these two paint colors. Let’s compare to see which might be right for you.

Benjamin Moore Spring Meadow 486 vs Benjamin Moore Apple Blossom 479Benjamin Moore Spring Meadow 486
LRV: 56.85%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 59.56%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Spring Meadow 486 vs Camouflage 2143-40

Wondering how these two paint colors differ? Let us help you choose the perfect paint color for your home with our comparison.

Benjamin Moore Spring Meadow 486 vs Benjamin Moore Camouflage 2143-40Benjamin Moore Spring Meadow 486
LRV: 56.85%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 55.46%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#C7CDADcopy color code
RGB Decimal199, 205, 173copy color code
RGB Percent78.04%, 80.39%, 67.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 71° Saturation: 15.61% Value: 80.39%copy color code
HSLhsl(71, 24, 74)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 2.93 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 15.61 Key: 19.61copy color code
YIQY: 199.558 I: 6.708 Q: -11.228copy color code
XYZX: 52.926 Y: 58.822 Z: 48.089copy color code
CIE LabL:81.194 a:-7.587 b:15.266copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.194 u:-1.828 v:23.288copy color code
Decimal13094317copy color code
Hunter lab76.696, -11.039, 16.511copy color code
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