SW 6901

Sherwin Williams Daffodil

Sherwin Williams Daffodil SW 6901 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Daffodil paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6901. Find out if this gorgeous warm yellow paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 6901
Color name:Daffodil
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:ABC's and 123's

Daffodil 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 Daffodil

Daffodil SW 6901 has an LRV of 71.31% 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 71.31% 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 Sherwin Williams Daffodil undertones?

Yellow is Sherwin Williams Daffodil 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

250, 217, 122

Is Sherwin Williams Daffodil SW 6901 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 45° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6901 Daffodil HSL code: 45, 93%, 73%

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 Yellow will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Yellow 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 Sherwin Williams Daffodil:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6901 Daffodil

Darker shades

Color comparison

Daffodil SW 6901 vs June Day SW 6682

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

Sherwin Williams Daffodil SW 6901 vs Sherwin Williams June Day SW 6682Sherwin Williams Daffodil SW 6901
LRV: 71.31%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 62.74%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Daffodil SW 6901 vs Honey Bees SW 9018

Can't decide between these stunning hues? We'll help you compare these two color to find the perfect shade for your home.

Sherwin Williams Daffodil SW 6901 vs Sherwin Williams Honey Bees SW 9018Sherwin Williams Daffodil SW 6901
LRV: 71.31%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 70.14%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#fad97acopy color code
RGB Decimal250, 217, 122copy color code
RGB Percent98.04%, 85.10%, 47.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 45° Saturation: 51.2% Value: 98.04%copy color code
HSLhsl(45, 93, 73)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 13.2 Yellow: 51.2 Key: 1.96copy color code
YIQY: 216.037 I: 50.192 Q: -22.583copy color code
XYZX: 67.752 Y: 71.358 Z: 28.612copy color code
CIE LabL:87.659 a:-0.157 b:50.619copy color code
CIE LuvL:87.659 u:26.871 v:64.241copy color code
Decimal16439674copy color code
Hunter lab84.474, -4.663, 39.05copy color code
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