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Benjamin Moore Seedling (AF-450) Paint Color

Color Name: Seedling (AF-450)
Hex Color Code: #A3B692
RGB Color Code: RGB(163, 182, 146)
CMYK Values*: 10.4%, 0.0%, 19.8%, 28.6%
Color Family (Hue): Green

About Seedling (AF-450) color - its meaning and example

What color is Seedling (AF-450)?

Seedling (AF-450) color belongs to the Green color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Seedling (AF-450) is #A3B692, and the RGB color code is RGB(163, 182, 146).

In the RGB color model, Seedling (AF-450) has a red value of 163, a green value of 182, and a blue value of 146. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 10.4% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 19.8% yellow, and 28.6% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 91.7° (degrees), 19.8 % saturation, and 64.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Seedling (AF-450) has a hue of 91.7° (degrees), 19.8 % saturation and 71.4 % brightness/value.

Seedling (AF-450) is cool or warm?

The color Seedling (AF-450) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Seedling (AF-450)?

Seedling (AF-450) has an LRV of nearly 43. 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

Seedling (AF-450)

Light Color

Compare LRV 43 of Seedling (AF-450) 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 43 puts Benjamin Moore Seedling (AF-450) 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

Seedling (AF-450) (Paint - Benjamin Moore) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(163, 182, 146)
163 (63.9%)
182 (71.4%)
146 (57.3%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(91.67deg, 19.8 %, 64.3 %)

19.78 %.
64.31 %.


RYB(39, 91, 60)
39 (15.5%)
91 (35.7%)
60 (23.7%)


19.78 %.
Brightness / Value
71.37 %.


H: 91.67°

W: 57.25 %

B: 28.63 %


X : 37.02

Y : 43.32

Z : 33.6


Y1 : 43.32

X : 0.32

Y2 : 0.38


C : 36.08%

M : 28.63%

Y : 42.75%


~ 43.3 %

Munsell Color System

7.5GY 7.0/4


L : 71.77

A : -13.17

B : 16.17


L : 71.77

C : 20.85

H : 129.16


L : 71.77

U : -9.16

V : 24.88


L : 65.82

A : -14.78

B : 15.8

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Seedling (AF-450) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)

Here are the colors similar to Seedling (AF-450) (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.

Laurel Green
ΔE - 2.57 (97.4% similar)
Dark Sea Green
ΔE - 6.21 (93.8% similar)
Catnip Green
ΔE - 7.95 (92.1% similar)
ΔE - 7.98 (92.0% similar)

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

RAL Design

Seedling (AF-450) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Seedling (AF-450) to RAL Design

Pantone PMS

Seedling (AF-450) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Seedling (AF-450) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.25 (97.8% similar)
ΔE - 2.37 (97.6% similar)
ΔE - 3.80 (96.2% similar)
ΔE - 4.57 (95.4% similar)

Pantone TCX

Seedling (AF-450) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Seedling (AF-450) to Pantone TCX

British Standard 4800

Seedling (AF-450) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Seedling (AF-450) to British Standard 4800

BS 16-C-35 - Green
ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% similar)
BS 12-B-21 - Opaline
ΔE - 5.81 (94.2% similar)
BS 14-C-35 - Breamer
ΔE - 7.31 (92.7% similar)

RAL Classic

Seedling (AF-450) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Seedling (AF-450) to RAL Classic

RAL 6019 - Pastel Green
ΔE - 6.32 (93.7% similar)

Paint similar to Seedling (AF-450) (Paint - Benjamin Moore)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Seedling (AF-450) (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

Seedling (AF-450) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Seedling (AF-450) to Benjamin Moore

Seedling (AF-450)
Paint - Benjamin Moore
Sherwood Green (HC-118)
ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)
Cedar Grove (444)
ΔE - 4.82 (95.2% similar)
Grenada Green (432)
ΔE - 4.86 (95.1% similar)


Seedling (AF-450) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Seedling (AF-450) to Valspar

Rolling Glen (5007-5C)
ΔE - 0.90 (99.1% similar)
Green Eggs & Cam (V061-3)
ΔE - 3.18 (96.8% similar)
Green Garlands (5007-3C)
ΔE - 3.59 (96.4% similar)
Dried Basil (V062-3)
ΔE - 3.77 (96.2% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Seedling (AF-450) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Seedling (AF-450) to Sherwin Williams

Haven (SW 6437)
ΔE - 1.46 (98.5% similar)
Nurture Green (SW 6451)
ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)
Seawashed Glass (SW 9034)
ΔE - 3.13 (96.9% similar)
Mesclun Green (SW 6724)
ΔE - 4.28 (95.7% similar)


Seedling (AF-450) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Seedling (AF-450) to Behr

Willow Grove (PPU11-06)
ΔE - 2.35 (97.7% similar)
Brookview (M400-4)
ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)
Chervil Leaves (M370-4)
ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)
Roof Top Garden (S390-4)
ΔE - 3.62 (96.4% similar)


Seedling (AF-450) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Seedling (AF-450) to Dunn-Edwards

Cloistered Garden (DET 523)
ΔE - 2.55 (97.4% similar)
Mistletoe Kiss (DE 5620)
ΔE - 3.12 (96.9% similar)
Family Tree (DET 503)
ΔE - 3.18 (96.8% similar)
Gardening (DE 5570)
ΔE - 3.28 (96.7% similar)

PPG Paints

Seedling (AF-450) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Seedling (AF-450) to PPG Paints

Harmonious (PPG1120-5)
ΔE - 3.64 (96.4% similar)
Pear Cactus (PPG1130-5)
ΔE - 4.03 (96.0% similar)
Quaking Grass (PPG1121-4)
ΔE - 5.43 (94.6% similar)
Bahia Grass (PPG1122-4)
ΔE - 5.72 (94.3% 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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