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PPG Paints Asparagus (PPG1222-6) Paint Color

Color Name: Asparagus (PPG1222-6)
Hex Color Code: #96AF54
RGB Color Code: RGB(150, 175, 84)
CMYK Values*: 14.3%, 0.0%, 52.0%, 31.4%

About Asparagus (PPG1222-6) color - its meaning and example

What color is Asparagus (PPG1222-6)?

Asparagus (PPG1222-6) color belongs to the Green color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Asparagus (PPG1222-6) is #96AF54, and the RGB color code is RGB(150, 175, 84).

In the RGB color model, Asparagus (PPG1222-6) has a red value of 150, a green value of 175, and a blue value of 84. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 14.3% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 52.0% yellow, and 31.4% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 76.5° (degrees), 36.3 % saturation, and 50.8 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Asparagus (PPG1222-6) has a hue of 76.5° (degrees), 52.0 % saturation and 68.6 % brightness/value.

Asparagus (PPG1222-6) is cool or warm?

The color Asparagus (PPG1222-6) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Asparagus (PPG1222-6)?

Asparagus (PPG1222-6) 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

Asparagus (PPG1222-6)

Light Color

Compare LRV 38 of Asparagus (PPG1222-6) 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 PPG Paints Asparagus (PPG1222-6) 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

Asparagus (PPG1222-6) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(150, 175, 84)
150 (58.8%)
175 (68.6%)
84 (32.9%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(76.48deg, 36.3 %, 50.8 %)

36.25 %.
50.78 %.


RYB(58, 141, 69)
58 (22.9%)
141 (55.2%)
69 (26.9%)


52.00 %.
Brightness / Value
68.63 %.


H: 76.48°

W: 32.94 %

B: 31.37 %


X : 29.51

Y : 37.78

Z : 14.13


Y1 : 37.78

X : 0.36

Y2 : 0.46


C : 41.18%

M : 31.37%

Y : 67.06%


~ 37.8 %

Munsell Color System

5.7GY 6.6/7.5


L : 67.86

A : -22.91

B : 43.34


L : 67.86

C : 49.02

H : 117.86


L : 67.86

U : -11.49

V : 56.57


L : 61.47

A : -21.88

B : 29.4

Similar Colors and Paints

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Here are the colors similar to Asparagus (PPG1222-6) (Paint - PPG Paints). 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.

Middle Green Yellow
ΔE - 5.03 (95.0% similar)
ΔE - 5.35 (94.6% similar)
Pea Green
ΔE - 6.58 (93.4% similar)
Light Aloe Green
ΔE - 6.63 (93.4% similar)

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

Pantone PMS

Asparagus (PPG1222-6) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Asparagus (PPG1222-6) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.72 (98.3% similar)
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Pantone TCX

Asparagus (PPG1222-6) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Asparagus (PPG1222-6) to Pantone TCX

RAL Design

Asparagus (PPG1222-6) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Asparagus (PPG1222-6) to RAL Design

British Standard 4800

Asparagus (PPG1222-6) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Asparagus (PPG1222-6) to British Standard 4800

BS 12-E-53 - Linden
ΔE - 3.35 (96.6% similar)
BS 12-E-55 - Green
ΔE - 5.86 (94.1% similar)
BS 12-C-35 - Green
ΔE - 7.76 (92.2% similar)

Paint similar to Asparagus (PPG1222-6) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Asparagus (PPG1222-6) (Paint - PPG Paints). 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.

PPG Paints

Asparagus (PPG1222-6) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Asparagus (PPG1222-6) to PPG Paints

Do Not Disturb (PPG1117-6)
ΔE - 4.23 (95.8% similar)
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ΔE - 4.72 (95.3% similar)
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ΔE - 5.64 (94.4% similar)


Asparagus (PPG1222-6) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Asparagus (PPG1222-6) to Valspar

Fresh Mown (V022-2)
ΔE - 2.05 (98.0% similar)
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ΔE - 4.76 (95.2% similar)
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ΔE - 4.78 (95.2% similar)
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ΔE - 6.03 (94.0% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Asparagus (PPG1222-6) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Asparagus (PPG1222-6) to Benjamin Moore

Blooming Grove (413)
ΔE - 2.77 (97.2% similar)
Huntington Green (406)
ΔE - 3.21 (96.8% similar)
Green Thumb (CSP-870)
ΔE - 3.59 (96.4% similar)
Perennial (405)
ΔE - 3.78 (96.2% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Asparagus (PPG1222-6) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Asparagus (PPG1222-6) to Sherwin Williams

Stay in Lime (SW 9032)
ΔE - 2.97 (97.0% similar)
Overt Green (SW 6718)
ΔE - 3.51 (96.5% similar)
Lime Rickey (SW 6717)
ΔE - 5.30 (94.7% similar)
Electric Lime (SW 6921)
ΔE - 6.83 (93.2% similar)


Asparagus (PPG1222-6) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Asparagus (PPG1222-6) to Behr

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ΔE - 4.87 (95.1% similar)


Asparagus (PPG1222-6) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Asparagus (PPG1222-6) to Dunn-Edwards

Clipped Grass (DE 5552)
ΔE - 4.74 (95.3% similar)
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ΔE - 5.66 (94.3% similar)
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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

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

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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