SW 6281

Sherwin Williams Wallflower

Sherwin Williams Wallflower SW 6281 paint color review

Let’s dive into a full Wallflower paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful SW 6281. Find out if this gorgeous warm 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:Wallflower SW 6281
Color code:SW 6281
Color name:Wallflower
Brand:Sherwin Williams
Color collections:Living Well

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LRV of Wallflower

Wallflower SW 6281 has an LRV of 64.48% 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 64.48% 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 Wallflower undertones?

Red is Sherwin Williams Wallflower 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 Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate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

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RGB code:

219, 207, 212

Is Sherwin Williams Wallflower SW 6281 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 335° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

SW 6281 Wallflower HSL code: 335, 14%, 84%

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 Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Pink 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 Sherwin Williams Wallflower:

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

Sherwin Williams SW 6281 Wallflower

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

Wallflower SW 6281 vs Winter Walk SW 9628

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 Wallflower SW 6281 vs Sherwin Williams Winter Walk SW 9628Sherwin Williams Wallflower SW 6281
LRV: 64.48%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 66.38%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Wallflower SW 6281 vs First Star SW 7646

Trying to find ideal shade for your next project? Let's help you make the best decision for your design goals.

Sherwin Williams Wallflower SW 6281 vs Sherwin Williams First Star SW 7646Sherwin Williams Wallflower SW 6281
LRV: 64.48%
Light color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 69.48%
Light color
Temperature: warm

Color codes

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HEX#dbcfd4copy color code
RGB Decimal219, 207, 212copy color code
RGB Percent85.88%, 81.18%, 83.14%copy color code
HSVHue: 335° Saturation: 5.48% Value: 85.88%copy color code
HSLhsl(335, 14, 84)copy color code
CMYKCyan: 0.0 Magenta: 5.48 Yellow: 3.2 Key: 14.12copy color code
YIQY: 211.158 I: 5.544 Q: 4.094copy color code
XYZX: 63.407 Y: 64.44 Z: 71.367copy color code
CIE LabL:84.194 a:5.017 b:-0.982copy color code
CIE LuvL:84.194 u:6.595 v:-2.377copy color code
Decimal14405588copy color code
Hunter lab80.274, 0.514, 3.481copy color code
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