SW 6809

Sherwin Williams Lobelia

Sherwin Williams Lobelia SW 6809 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Lobelia paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6809. 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.

Official color page:Lobelia SW 6809
Color code:SW 6809
Color name:Lobelia
Brand:Sherwin Williams

Lobelia 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 cool Mid-tone paint color could transform your own bedroom space.

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LRV of Lobelia

Lobelia SW 6809 has an LRV of 29.88% 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 29.88% 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 Lobelia undertones?

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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

116, 152, 190

Is Sherwin Williams Lobelia SW 6809 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 211° this Blue refers cool paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6809 Lobelia HSL code: 211, 36%, 60%

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 Lobelia:

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 6809 Lobelia

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

Lobelia SW 6809 vs Adrift SW 7608

Can't decide between these gorgeous hues? We've got you covered with a comparison.

Sherwin Williams Lobelia SW 6809 vs Sherwin Williams Adrift SW 7608Sherwin Williams Lobelia SW 6809
LRV: 29.88%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 37.27%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Lobelia SW 6809 vs Venture Violet SW 6970

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 Lobelia SW 6809 vs Sherwin Williams Venture Violet SW 6970Sherwin Williams Lobelia SW 6809
LRV: 29.88%
Medium color
Temperature: cold
LRV: 22.62%
Medium color
Temperature: cold

Color codes

We have collected almost every possible color code you could ever need. To copy the code, just click the icon to the right of it.

HEX#7498becopy color code
RGB Decimal116, 152, 190copy color code
RGB Percent45.49%, 59.61%, 74.51%copy color code
HSVHue: 211° Saturation: 38.95% Value: 74.51%copy color code
HSLhsl(211, 36, 60)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 38.95 Magenta: 20.0 Yellow: 0.0 Key: 25.49copy color code
YIQY: 145.568 I: -33.663 Q: 4.21copy color code
XYZX: 27.721 Y: 29.886 Z: 53.009copy color code
CIE LabL:61.555 a:-2.705 b:-23.619copy color code
CIE LuvL:61.555 u:-18.586 v:-35.836copy color code
Decimal7641278copy color code
Hunter lab54.668, -5.153, -19.224copy color code
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