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Benjamin Moore Flora (AF-470) Paint Color

Color Name: Flora (AF-470)
Hex Color Code: #A3AC9E
RGB Color Code: RGB(163, 172, 158)
CMYK Values*: 5.2%, 0.0%, 8.1%, 32.5%
Color Family (Hue): Blue

About Flora (AF-470) color - its meaning and example

What color is Flora (AF-470)?

Flora (AF-470) color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Flora (AF-470) is #A3AC9E, and the RGB color code is RGB(163, 172, 158).

In the RGB color model, Flora (AF-470) has a red value of 163, a green value of 172, and a blue value of 158. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 5.2% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 8.1% yellow, and 32.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 98.6° (degrees), 7.8 % saturation, and 64.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Flora (AF-470) has a hue of 98.6° (degrees), 8.1 % saturation and 67.5 % brightness/value.

Flora (AF-470) is cool or warm?

The color Flora (AF-470) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Flora (AF-470)?

Flora (AF-470) has an LRV of nearly 40. 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

Flora (AF-470)

Light Color

Compare LRV 40 of Flora (AF-470) 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 40 puts Benjamin Moore Flora (AF-470) 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

Flora (AF-470) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(163, 172, 158)
163 (63.9%)
172 (67.5%)
158 (62.0%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(98.57deg, 7.8 %, 64.7 %)

7.78 %.
64.71 %.


RYB(42, 79, 65)
42 (16.4%)
79 (30.9%)
65 (25.4%)


8.14 %.
Brightness / Value
67.45 %.


H: 98.57°

W: 61.96 %

B: 32.55 %


X : 36.03

Y : 39.76

Z : 38.12


Y1 : 39.76

X : 0.32

Y2 : 0.35


C : 36.08%

M : 32.55%

Y : 38.04%


~ 39.8 %

Munsell Color System

8.3GY 6.8/1.8


L : 69.3

A : -5.81

B : 6.1


L : 69.3

C : 8.42

H : 133.58


L : 69.3

U : -4.38

V : 9.76


L : 63.06

A : -8.36

B : 8.29

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Flora (AF-470) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)

Here are the colors similar to Flora (AF-470) (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.

Ash Gray
ΔE - 5.47 (94.5% similar)
Morning Sky Blue
ΔE - 6.08 (93.9% similar)
Laurel Green
ΔE - 6.87 (93.1% similar)
ΔE - 7.54 (92.5% similar)

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

RAL Design

Flora (AF-470) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Flora (AF-470) to RAL Design

Pantone PMS

Flora (AF-470) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Flora (AF-470) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.30 (97.7% similar)
ΔE - 2.62 (97.4% similar)
ΔE - 3.28 (96.7% similar)
ΔE - 4.01 (96.0% similar)

Pantone TCX

Flora (AF-470) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Flora (AF-470) to Pantone TCX

British Standard 4800

Flora (AF-470) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Flora (AF-470) to British Standard 4800

BS 12-B-19 - Beige
ΔE - 5.80 (94.2% similar)

RAL Classic

Flora (AF-470) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Flora (AF-470) to RAL Classic

RAL 7038 - Agate Gray
ΔE - 5.88 (94.1% similar)
RAL 7032 - Pebble Gray
ΔE - 6.82 (93.2% similar)
RAL 7044 - Silk Gray
ΔE - 7.11 (92.9% similar)

Paint similar to Flora (AF-470) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Flora (AF-470) (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.


Flora (AF-470) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Flora (AF-470) to Behr

Green Trellis (MQ6-17)
ΔE - 2.75 (97.2% similar)
Misty Moss (N420-3)
ΔE - 3.12 (96.9% similar)
Forest Path (N400-4)
ΔE - 4.42 (95.6% similar)
Verdigris (PPU12-14)
ΔE - 4.50 (95.5% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Flora (AF-470) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Flora (AF-470) to Benjamin Moore

Scenic Drive (697)
ΔE - 2.77 (97.2% similar)
Garden Path (466)
ΔE - 2.99 (97.0% similar)
Misted Green (2138-50)
ΔE - 3.98 (96.0% similar)
Salisbury Green (HC-139)
ΔE - 4.78 (95.2% similar)


Flora (AF-470) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Flora (AF-470) to Dunn-Edwards

Graceful Green (DE 6284)
ΔE - 3.09 (96.9% similar)
Agate Green (DE 6298)
ΔE - 4.44 (95.6% similar)
Whale Watching (DET 512)
ΔE - 4.85 (95.2% similar)
Mow the Lawn (DET 520)
ΔE - 4.89 (95.1% similar)

PPG Paints

Flora (AF-470) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Flora (AF-470) to PPG Paints

Gargoyle (PPG1127-4)
ΔE - 3.29 (96.7% similar)
Light Sage (PPG1124-4)
ΔE - 4.34 (95.7% similar)
Mellow Mood (PPG1030-3)
ΔE - 4.45 (95.6% similar)
Dusty Aqua (PPG10-29)
ΔE - 4.54 (95.5% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Flora (AF-470) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Flora (AF-470) to Sherwin Williams

Halcyon Green (SW 6213)
ΔE - 3.47 (96.5% similar)
Oyster Bay (SW 6206)
ΔE - 3.50 (96.5% similar)
Quietude (SW 6212)
ΔE - 4.89 (95.1% similar)
Silvermist (SW 7621)
ΔE - 5.15 (94.8% similar)


Flora (AF-470) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Flora (AF-470) to Valspar

Atlantic Foam (V099-4)
ΔE - 3.50 (96.5% similar)
Green Trellis (5006-3C)
ΔE - 3.67 (96.3% similar)
New Patina (P061)
ΔE - 4.26 (95.7% similar)
Median Green (M208)
ΔE - 4.35 (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

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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