455

Benjamin Moore Sweet Basil

Benjamin Moore Sweet Basil 455 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Sweet Basil paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful 455. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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:Sweet Basil 455
Color code:455
Color name:Sweet Basil
Brand:Benjamin Moore

Sweet Basil for living room

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Check out this stunning Dark used in real living rooms. Explore how this Green color shade can create a unique space

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View the photos of real spaces painted with this that were not included in specific categories.Close-ups, painted furniture, storages and dressers, hallways, stairs and ceilings.

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LRV of Sweet Basil

Sweet Basil 455 has an LRV of 13.51% 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 13.51% 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 Sweet Basil undertones?

Green is Benjamin Moore Sweet Basil 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate

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HEX value

HEX value:

#56664E

RGB code:

86, 102, 78

Is Benjamin Moore Sweet Basil 455 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 100° this Green refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

455 Sweet Basil HSL code: 100, 13%, 35%

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.

  • Cool Green shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Green undertones make small spaces feel more open and expansive
  • Cool paint hue are ideal for bedroom or bathroom. Be careful with deep blues and greens in bathroom, which will reflect on your skin.

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 Sweet Basil:

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

Color comparison

Sweet Basil 455 vs Backwoods 469

Our comparison outlines the key differences between the two colors to assist you in choosing the right one for your space.

Benjamin Moore Sweet Basil 455 vs Benjamin Moore Backwoods 469Benjamin Moore Sweet Basil 455
LRV: 13.51%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 12.68%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold

Sweet Basil 455 vs Mohegan Sage 2138-30

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

Benjamin Moore Sweet Basil 455 vs Benjamin Moore Mohegan Sage 2138-30Benjamin Moore Sweet Basil 455
LRV: 13.51%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 12.37%
Medium Dark color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#56664Ecopy color code
RGB Decimal86, 102, 78copy color code
RGB Percent33.73%, 40.00%, 30.59%copy color code
HSVHue: 100° Saturation: 23.53% Value: 40.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(100, 13, 35)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 15.69 Magenta: 0.0 Yellow: 23.53 Key: 60.0copy color code
YIQY: 94.48 I: -1.822 Q: -10.853copy color code
XYZX: 9.964 Y: 12.031 Z: 9.003copy color code
CIE LabL:41.266 a:-11.076 b:11.603copy color code
CIE LuvL:41.266 u:-7.803 v:15.901copy color code
Decimal5662286copy color code
Hunter lab34.686, -9.424, 8.891copy color code
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