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Benjamin Moore Agave (AF-420) Paint Color

Color Name: Agave (AF-420)
Hex Color Code: #ACA96E
RGB Color Code: RGB(172, 169, 110)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 1.7%, 36.0%, 32.5%
Color Family (Hue): Green

About Agave (AF-420) color - its meaning and example

What color is Agave (AF-420)?

Agave (AF-420) color belongs to the Green color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Agave (AF-420) is #ACA96E, and the RGB color code is RGB(172, 169, 110).

In the RGB color model, Agave (AF-420) has a red value of 172, a green value of 169, and a blue value of 110. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 1.7% magenta, 36.0% yellow, and 32.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 57.1° (degrees), 27.2 % saturation, and 55.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Agave (AF-420) has a hue of 57.1° (degrees), 36.0 % saturation and 67.5 % brightness/value.

Agave (AF-420) is cool or warm?

The color Agave (AF-420) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Agave (AF-420)?

Agave (AF-420) has an LRV of nearly 38. By LRV value, it is a medium color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.

Dark Color

Agave (AF-420)

Light Color

Compare LRV 38 of Agave (AF-420) with dark and light Color

LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 38 puts Benjamin Moore Agave (AF-420) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Agave (AF-420) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(172, 169, 110)
172 (67.5%)
169 (66.3%)
110 (43.1%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(57.1deg, 27.2 %, 55.3 %)

27.19 %.
55.29 %.


RYB(57, 113, 60)
57 (22.2%)
113 (44.4%)
60 (23.5%)


36.05 %.
Brightness / Value
67.45 %.


H: 57.1°

W: 43.14 %

B: 32.55 %


X : 34.02

Y : 38.27

Z : 20.35


Y1 : 38.27

X : 0.37

Y2 : 0.41


C : 32.55%

M : 33.73%

Y : 56.86%


~ 38.3 %

Munsell Color System

1.7GY 6.7/4.8


L : 68.22

A : -8.03

B : 30.87


L : 68.22

C : 31.89

H : 104.58


L : 68.22

U : 4.88

V : 41.18


L : 61.86

A : -10.12

B : 23.81

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Agave (AF-420) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)

Here are the colors similar to Agave (AF-420) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

Misty Moss
ΔE - 3.58 (96.4% similar)
Dark Khaki
ΔE - 5.15 (94.8% similar)
Sage Green
ΔE - 5.49 (94.5% similar)
Olive Green
ΔE - 5.63 (94.4% similar)

Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system

Pantone PMS

Agave (AF-420) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Agave (AF-420) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 0.98 (99.0% similar)
ΔE - 2.69 (97.3% similar)
ΔE - 2.76 (97.2% similar)
ΔE - 3.75 (96.2% similar)

RAL Design

Agave (AF-420) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Agave (AF-420) to RAL Design

British Standard 4800

Agave (AF-420) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Agave (AF-420) to British Standard 4800

BS 10-B-19 - Beige
ΔE - 2.51 (97.5% similar)
BS 12-C-35 - Green
ΔE - 5.66 (94.3% similar)
BS 10-B-17 - Greystone
ΔE - 7.42 (92.6% similar)
BS 10-C-35 - Golden Bronze
ΔE - 7.87 (92.1% similar)

Pantone TCX

Agave (AF-420) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Agave (AF-420) to Pantone TCX

Paint similar to Agave (AF-420) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Agave (AF-420) (Paint - Benjamin Moore). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

Benjamin Moore

Agave (AF-420) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Agave (AF-420) to Benjamin Moore

Agave (AF-420)
Paint - Benjamin Moore
Parrot Green (CW-465)
ΔE - 3.44 (96.6% similar)
Lilianna (CSP-855)
ΔE - 4.33 (95.7% similar)
Wasabi (AF-430)
ΔE - 4.39 (95.6% similar)


Agave (AF-420) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Agave (AF-420) to Valspar

Jalapeño Jelly (6005-6A)
ΔE - 2.19 (97.8% similar)
Golden Green (V058-4)
ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)
Fiddlehead Fern (6003-6B)
ΔE - 4.05 (96.0% similar)
Summer Moss (V057-4)
ΔE - 4.35 (95.7% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Agave (AF-420) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Agave (AF-420) to Sherwin Williams

Ryegrass (SW 6423)
ΔE - 2.32 (97.7% similar)
Parakeet (SW 6711)
ΔE - 5.26 (94.7% similar)
Sassy Green (SW 6416)
ΔE - 5.26 (94.7% similar)
Baby Bok Choy (SW 9037)
ΔE - 5.49 (94.5% similar)


Agave (AF-420) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Agave (AF-420) to Behr

Natchez Moss (PPU9-05)
ΔE - 2.40 (97.6% similar)
Fresh Artichoke (M340-5)
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)
Everglade (MQ6-60)
ΔE - 4.27 (95.7% similar)
Pistachio (MQ4-42)
ΔE - 4.76 (95.2% similar)

PPG Paints

Agave (AF-420) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Agave (AF-420) to PPG Paints

Secret Scribbles (PPG11-12)
ΔE - 2.82 (97.2% similar)
Gracious Glow (PPG1116-5)
ΔE - 3.42 (96.6% similar)
Thimbleberry Leaf (PPG11-31)
ΔE - 3.70 (96.3% similar)
Sparrow Song (PPG11-13)
ΔE - 3.84 (96.2% similar)


Agave (AF-420) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Agave (AF-420) to Dunn-Edwards

Stuffed Olive (DE 5529)
ΔE - 2.82 (97.2% similar)
Even Growth (DE 5494)
ΔE - 3.14 (96.9% similar)
Twine (DE 5501)
ΔE - 3.96 (96.0% similar)
Palm Frond (DE 5522)
ΔE - 4.37 (95.6% similar)

Color Combinations

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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

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Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Example Color Images and Mockup

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