Little Greene Fescue

Little Greene Fescue 231 paint color review

Official color page:Fescue 231
Color code:231
Color name:Fescue
Brand:Little Greene
Color collections:Grey

What color is Little Greene Fescue?

Little Greene's Fescue is a soft, muted green with a hint of grey, making it a versatile color that can be used in a variety of settings. This color is perfect for creating a calming and relaxing atmosphere in bedrooms, living rooms, and bathrooms. Consider using it in a contemporary space with clean lines and minimalistic decor for a fresh and modern look.

How to use Little Greene Fescue?

This color pairs well with warm wood tones, as well as natural materials such as rattan or wicker, creating a comfortable and inviting space. Consider using it in a contemporary space with clean lines and minimalistic decor for a fresh and modern look.

What color goes best with Little Greene Fescue?

Fescue pairs perfectly with warm and dark colors such as Little Greene Ambleside or Little Greene Tea with Florence, adding a touch of tranquility to the space. However, for a bolder and more striking look, consider combining Fescue with contrasting colors like Little Greene Goblin or Royal Navy. With Fescue as the foundation, the possibilities for creating a stunning color palette are endless.

What color is similar to Fescue?

If you are looking for colors similar to Little Greene Fescue, you might consider Tikkurila Piazza, which is a muted beige color with gray undertones. Revere Pewter by Benjamin Moore is a warm gray that complements well with Fescue. Alternatively, you can also consider French Grey by Little Greene, or Balboa Mist by Benjamin Moore, both of which are soft and subtle gray-green hues that can create a serene and calming atmosphere.

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LRV of Fescue

Fescue 231 has an LRV of 61% 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 61.00% 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 Little Greene Fescue undertones?

Yellow and Red are Little Greene Fescue undertones 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

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RGB code:

204, 199, 185

Is Little Greene Fescue 231 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 44° this Grey refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

231 Fescue HSL code: 44, 16%, 76%

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 Grey will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Grey 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 Little Greene Fescue:

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.

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

Fescue 231 vs French Grey 113

Struggling to choose the best color for your? We'll break down the differences so you can pick the perfect shade for your walls.

Little Greene Fescue 231 vs Little Greene French Grey 113Little Greene Fescue 231
LRV: 61%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 61%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#ccc7b9copy color code
RGB Decimal204, 199, 185copy color code
RGB Percent80.00%, 78.04%, 72.55%copy color code
HSVHue: 44° Saturation: 9.31% Value: 80.0%copy color code
HSLhsl(44, 16, 76)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 2.45 Yellow: 9.31 Key: 20.0copy color code
YIQY: 198.899 I: 7.478 Q: -3.299copy color code
XYZX: 54.081 Y: 57.187 Z: 54.075copy color code
CIE LabL:80.285 a:-0.7 b:7.625copy color code
CIE LuvL:80.285 u:3.711 v:11.309copy color code
Decimal13420473copy color code
Hunter lab75.622, -4.687, 10.539copy color code
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