SW 9072

Sherwin Williams Dried Lavender

Sherwin Williams Dried Lavender SW 9072 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Dried Lavender paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 9072. Find out if this gorgeous cold 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:Dried Lavender SW 9072
Color code:SW 9072
Color name:Dried Lavender
Brand:Sherwin Williams

LRV of Dried Lavender

Dried Lavender SW 9072 has an LRV of 29.32% 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 29.32% 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 Dried Lavender undertones?

Blue is Sherwin Williams Dried Lavender 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

133, 149, 170

Is Sherwin Williams Dried Lavender SW 9072 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 214° this Purple refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 9072 Dried Lavender HSL code: 214, 18%, 59%

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 Purple shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Purple 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 Sherwin Williams Dried Lavender:

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 9072 Dried Lavender

Darker shades

Sherwin Williams SW 9072 Dried Lavender

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

Dried Lavender SW 9072 vs Dusty Heather SW 9073

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.

Sherwin Williams Dried Lavender SW 9072 vs Sherwin Williams Dusty Heather SW 9073Sherwin Williams Dried Lavender SW 9072
LRV: 29.32%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 27.79%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Dried Lavender SW 9072 vs Morning at Sea SW 9634

Are you struggling to choose between these two hues for your next project? Our comparison will help you choose the ideal color for your space.

Sherwin Williams Dried Lavender SW 9072 vs Sherwin Williams Morning at Sea SW 9634Sherwin Williams Dried Lavender SW 9072
LRV: 29.32%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 29.12%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#8595aacopy color code
RGB Decimal133, 149, 170copy color code
RGB Percent52.16%, 58.43%, 66.67%copy color code
HSVHue: 214° Saturation: 21.76% Value: 66.67%copy color code
HSLhsl(214, 18, 59)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 21.76 Magenta: 12.35 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 33.33copy color code
YIQY: 146.61 I: -16.283 Q: 3.151copy color code
XYZX: 27.674 Y: 29.383 Z: 42.233copy color code
CIE LabL:61.118 a:-1.011 b:-12.894copy color code
CIE LuvL:61.118 u:-9.404 v:-19.049copy color code
Decimal8754602copy color code
Hunter lab54.206, -3.732, -8.25copy color code
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