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PPG Paints Nettle (PPG1111-4) Paint Color

Color Name: Nettle (PPG1111-4)
Hex Color Code: #BBAC7D
RGB Color Code: RGB(187, 172, 125)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 8.0%, 33.2%, 26.7%
Color Family (Hue): Green

About Nettle (PPG1111-4) color - its meaning and example

What color is Nettle (PPG1111-4)?

Nettle (PPG1111-4) color belongs to the Green color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Nettle (PPG1111-4) is #BBAC7D, and the RGB color code is RGB(187, 172, 125).

In the RGB color model, Nettle (PPG1111-4) has a red value of 187, a green value of 172, and a blue value of 125. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 8.0% magenta, 33.2% yellow, and 26.7% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 45.5° (degrees), 31.3 % saturation, and 61.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Nettle (PPG1111-4) has a hue of 45.5° (degrees), 33.2 % saturation and 73.3 % brightness/value.

Nettle (PPG1111-4) is cool or warm?

The color Nettle (PPG1111-4) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Nettle (PPG1111-4)?

Nettle (PPG1111-4) has an LRV of nearly 42. By LRV value, it is a medium light 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

Nettle (PPG1111-4)

Light Color

Compare LRV 42 of Nettle (PPG1111-4) 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 42 puts PPG Paints Nettle (PPG1111-4) paint color in the medium 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

Nettle (PPG1111-4) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(187, 172, 125)
187 (73.3%)
172 (67.5%)
125 (49.0%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(45.48deg, 31.3 %, 61.2 %)

31.31 %.
61.18 %.


RYB(52, 100, 52)
52 (20.2%)
100 (39.3%)
52 (20.4%)


33.16 %.
Brightness / Value
73.33 %.


H: 45.48°

W: 49.02 %

B: 26.67 %


X : 38.95

Y : 41.55

Z : 25.37


Y1 : 41.55

X : 0.37

Y2 : 0.39


C : 26.67%

M : 32.55%

Y : 50.98%


~ 41.6 %

Munsell Color System

7.5Y 7.0/4


L : 70.56

A : -1.72

B : 26.17


L : 70.56

C : 26.23

H : 93.77


L : 70.56

U : 12.08

V : 35.01


L : 64.46

A : -4.95

B : 21.79

Similar Colors and Paints

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Here are the colors similar to Nettle (PPG1111-4) (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 - 1.83 (98.2% similar)
ΔE - 1.83 (98.2% similar)
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ΔE - 1.83 (98.2% similar)
Light French Beige
ΔE - 4.52 (95.5% similar)

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

Pantone TCX

Nettle (PPG1111-4) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Nettle (PPG1111-4) to Pantone TCX

RAL Design

Nettle (PPG1111-4) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Nettle (PPG1111-4) to RAL Design

Pantone PMS

Nettle (PPG1111-4) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Nettle (PPG1111-4) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.71 (98.3% similar)
ΔE - 3.05 (97.0% similar)
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RAL Classic

Nettle (PPG1111-4) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Nettle (PPG1111-4) to RAL Classic

RAL 1000 - Green Beige
ΔE - 4.24 (95.8% similar)
RAL 1001 - Beige
ΔE - 6.73 (93.3% similar)
RAL 1002 - Sand Yellow
ΔE - 7.95 (92.0% similar)

British Standard 4800

Nettle (PPG1111-4) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Nettle (PPG1111-4) to British Standard 4800

BS 10-B-19 - Beige
ΔE - 4.49 (95.5% similar)
BS 10-B-17 - Greystone
ΔE - 6.95 (93.1% similar)

Similar colors from Brand, Business, School, Organization, Sports, Flag

ΔE - 1.83 (98.2% similar)
Sac State Gold
ΔE - 2.69 (97.3% similar)

Paint similar to Nettle (PPG1111-4) (Paint - PPG Paints)

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PPG Paints

Nettle (PPG1111-4) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Nettle (PPG1111-4) to PPG Paints

Gracious Glow (PPG1116-5)
ΔE - 2.99 (97.0% similar)
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ΔE - 3.62 (96.4% similar)
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ΔE - 3.69 (96.3% similar)


Nettle (PPG1111-4) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Nettle (PPG1111-4) to Behr

Fresh Brew (M330-5)
ΔE - 0.82 (99.2% similar)
Makrut Lime (PPU8-08A)
ΔE - 2.38 (97.6% similar)
Everglade (MQ6-60)
ΔE - 2.48 (97.5% similar)
Fennel Seed (S330-4)
ΔE - 2.65 (97.3% similar)


Nettle (PPG1111-4) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Nettle (PPG1111-4) to Valspar

Desert Grass (3008-7C)
ΔE - 2.05 (97.9% similar)
Fresh Peas (P021)
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)
Withered Moss (6007-3C)
ΔE - 2.84 (97.2% similar)
Green as a Bean (M110)
ΔE - 2.84 (97.2% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Nettle (PPG1111-4) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Nettle (PPG1111-4) to Sherwin Williams

Bamboo Shoot (SW 7733)
ΔE - 2.47 (97.5% similar)
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ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
Dusted Olive (SW 9028)
ΔE - 2.98 (97.0% similar)
Sassy Green (SW 6416)
ΔE - 3.68 (96.3% similar)


Nettle (PPG1111-4) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Nettle (PPG1111-4) to Dunn-Edwards

Even Growth (DE 5494)
ΔE - 2.78 (97.2% similar)
Desert Floor (DE 6186)
ΔE - 2.86 (97.1% similar)
Bakelite Yellow (DET 657)
ΔE - 3.04 (97.0% similar)
Twine (DE 5501)
ΔE - 3.12 (96.9% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Nettle (PPG1111-4) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Nettle (PPG1111-4) to Benjamin Moore

Honey Oak (257)
ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)
Avant Garde (272)
ΔE - 3.15 (96.9% similar)
Barley Grass (271)
ΔE - 3.31 (96.7% similar)
Summerdale Gold (HC-17)
ΔE - 3.55 (96.5% 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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