SW 6968

Sherwin Williams Hyacinth Tint

Sherwin Williams Hyacinth Tint SW 6968 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Hyacinth Tint paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6968. Find out if this gorgeous cold blue paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:SW 6968
Color name:Hyacinth Tint
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

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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 Hyacinth Tint

Hyacinth Tint SW 6968 has an LRV of 59.65% 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 59.65% 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 Hyacinth Tint undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

#C2CBE0

RGB code:

194, 203, 224

Is Sherwin Williams Hyacinth Tint SW 6968 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 222° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6968 Hyacinth Tint HSL code: 222, 33%, 82%

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 Blue shades make a room feel sleek, fresh and modern
  • Cooler hues have a calm and relaxation effect
  • Cool Blue 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 Hyacinth Tint:

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 6968 Hyacinth Tint

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

Hyacinth Tint SW 6968 vs Mild Blue SW 6533

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

Sherwin Williams Hyacinth Tint SW 6968 vs Sherwin Williams Mild Blue SW 6533Open Hyacinth Tint SW 6968
LRV: 59.65%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 65.45%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Hyacinth Tint SW 6968 vs Agapanthus SW 9066

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.

Sherwin Williams Hyacinth Tint SW 6968 vs Sherwin Williams Agapanthus SW 9066Open Hyacinth Tint SW 6968
LRV: 59.65%
Light color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 55.62%
Light color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

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HEX#c2cbe0copy color code
RGB Decimal194, 203, 224copy color code
RGB Percent76.08%, 79.61%, 87.84%copy color code
HSVHue: 222° Saturation: 13.39% Value: 87.84%copy color code
HSLhsl(222, 33, 82)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 13.39 Magenta: 9.38 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 12.16copy color code
YIQY: 202.703 I: -12.111 Q: 4.631copy color code
XYZX: 57.055 Y: 59.562 Z: 78.992copy color code
CIE LabL:81.6 a:1.093 b:-11.434copy color code
CIE LuvL:81.6 u:-5.993 v:-17.931copy color code
Decimal12766176copy color code
Hunter lab77.177, -3.099, -6.661copy color code
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