Farrow and Ball Citron 74

Official color page:Citron 74
Color code:74
Color name:Citron
Brand:Farrow and Ball

Energize your space with the vibrant charm of Farrow and Ball's 74 Citron. This zesty shade effortlessly adds a pop of brightness to any room, creating a fresh and inviting atmosphere. Pair 74 Citron with crisp White Tie (2002) for a clean and modern look, or with soft Skylight (205) for a subtle and soothing contrast. Embrace the sunny disposition of Citron by incorporating hints of warm tones like Brassica (271) or cool neutrals like Cornforth White (228) for a harmonious color palette that exudes sophistication and style. Elevate your decor with the lively appeal of Farrow and Ball 74 Citron.

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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.

What are Farrow and Ball Citron undertones?

Red is Farrow and Ball Citron 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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:

#F5D27B

RGB code:

245, 210, 123

Is Farrow and Ball Citron 74 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 43° this Yellow refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

74 Citron HSL code: 43, 86%, 72%

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 Farrow and Ball Citron:

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

Color comparison

Citron 74 vs Citrona CC3

Unsure what shade is the better choice for your design? We've highlighted the differences of these two colors to help you determine which one will best suit your space.

Farrow and Ball Citron 74 vs Farrow and Ball Citrona CC3Open Citron 74
LRV: 64.71%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 57.28%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Citron 74 vs Yellow Ground 218

Unsure what shade you should go with? We'll compare the two to help you find the perfect shade for your room.

Farrow and Ball Citron 74 vs Farrow and Ball Yellow Ground 218Open Citron 74
LRV: 64.71%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 63.74%
Light color
Temperature: warm