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PPG Paints Calabash (PPG1213-5) Paint Color

Color Name: Calabash (PPG1213-5)
Hex Color Code: #F8EB97
RGB Color Code: RGB(248, 235, 151)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 5.2%, 39.1%, 2.7%
Color Family (Hue): Yellow

About Calabash (PPG1213-5) color - its meaning and example

What color is Calabash (PPG1213-5)?

Calabash (PPG1213-5) color belongs to the Yellow color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Calabash (PPG1213-5) is #F8EB97, and the RGB color code is RGB(248, 235, 151).

In the RGB color model, Calabash (PPG1213-5) has a red value of 248, a green value of 235, and a blue value of 151. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 5.2% magenta, 39.1% yellow, and 2.7% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 52° (degrees), 87.4 % saturation, and 78.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Calabash (PPG1213-5) has a hue of 52° (degrees), 39.1 % saturation and 97.3 % brightness/value.

Calabash (PPG1213-5) is cool or warm?

The color Calabash (PPG1213-5) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Calabash (PPG1213-5)?

Calabash (PPG1213-5) has an LRV of nearly 82. By LRV value, it is a whitish 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

Calabash (PPG1213-5)

Light Color

Compare LRV 82 of Calabash (PPG1213-5) 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 82 puts PPG Paints Calabash (PPG1213-5) paint color in the lighter 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

Calabash (PPG1213-5) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(248, 235, 151)
248 (97.3%)
235 (92.2%)
151 (59.2%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(51.96deg, 87.4 %, 78.2 %)

87.39 %.
78.24 %.


RYB(12, 96, 8)
12 (4.6%)
96 (37.8%)
8 (3.1%)


39.11 %.
Brightness / Value
97.25 %.


H: 51.96°

W: 59.22 %

B: 2.75 %


X : 74.01

Y : 81.61

Z : 41.13


Y1 : 81.61

X : 0.38

Y2 : 0.41


C : 2.75%

M : 7.84%

Y : 40.78%


~ 81.6 %

Munsell Color System

10Y 9.0/6


L : 92.4

A : -7.26

B : 42.32


L : 92.4

C : 42.94

H : 99.73


L : 92.4

U : 12.5

V : 58.07


L : 90.34

A : -11.86

B : 36.24

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Calabash (PPG1213-5) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the colors similar to Calabash (PPG1213-5) (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.

ΔE - 1.26 (98.7% similar)
Light Khaki
ΔE - 1.82 (98.2% similar)
ΔE - 3.61 (96.4% similar)
ΔE - 3.78 (96.2% similar)

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

RAL Design

Calabash (PPG1213-5) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Calabash (PPG1213-5) to RAL Design

Pantone PMS

Calabash (PPG1213-5) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Calabash (PPG1213-5) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.90 (98.1% similar)
ΔE - 2.13 (97.9% similar)
ΔE - 2.58 (97.4% similar)
ΔE - 2.89 (97.1% similar)

Pantone TCX

Calabash (PPG1213-5) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Calabash (PPG1213-5) to Pantone TCX

British Standard 4800

Calabash (PPG1213-5) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Calabash (PPG1213-5) to British Standard 4800

BS 10-B-15 - Ivory
ΔE - 2.54 (97.5% similar)
BS 12-C-31 - Light Yellow
ΔE - 5.05 (94.9% similar)
BS 08-B-15 - Magnolia
ΔE - 5.58 (94.4% similar)
BS 10-C-31 - Champagne
ΔE - 6.84 (93.2% similar)

Paint similar to Calabash (PPG1213-5) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Calabash (PPG1213-5) (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

Calabash (PPG1213-5) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Calabash (PPG1213-5) to PPG Paints


Calabash (PPG1213-5) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Calabash (PPG1213-5) to Dunn-Edwards

Lemon Gelato (DE 5464)
ΔE - 1.09 (98.9% similar)
Sun Surprise (DE 5409)
ΔE - 1.55 (98.5% similar)
Firefly Glow (DE 5339)
ΔE - 1.74 (98.3% similar)
Candle Flame (DE 5416)
ΔE - 1.92 (98.1% similar)


Calabash (PPG1213-5) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Calabash (PPG1213-5) to Valspar

East of the Sun (8001-25B)
ΔE - 1.25 (98.8% similar)
Chickery Chick (3008-2A)
ΔE - 3.44 (96.6% similar)
Wild Daffodil (8001-25C)
ΔE - 3.84 (96.2% similar)
Fluorescent Lime (6007-9C)
ΔE - 4.28 (95.7% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Calabash (PPG1213-5) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Calabash (PPG1213-5) to Benjamin Moore

San Fernando Sunshine (360)
ΔE - 1.32 (98.7% similar)
Sundance (2022-50)
ΔE - 1.41 (98.6% similar)
Lemon Meringue (2023-50)
ΔE - 1.49 (98.5% similar)
Lemon Grass (339)
ΔE - 1.59 (98.4% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Calabash (PPG1213-5) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Calabash (PPG1213-5) to Sherwin Williams

Fun Yellow (SW 6908)
ΔE - 1.86 (98.1% similar)
Venetian Yellow (SW 1666)
ΔE - 4.04 (96.0% similar)
Lively Yellow (SW 6702)
ΔE - 4.40 (95.6% similar)
Optimistic Yellow (SW 6900)
ΔE - 5.57 (94.4% similar)


Calabash (PPG1213-5) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Calabash (PPG1213-5) to Behr

Storm Lightning (P310-4)
ΔE - 2.64 (97.4% similar)
Rise And Shine (P300-4)
ΔE - 3.14 (96.9% similar)
Reviving Green (P340-3)
ΔE - 3.39 (96.6% similar)
Rite Of Spring (P300-3)
ΔE - 4.07 (95.9% 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

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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