fbpx Skip to Content

Benjamin Moore Wickham Gray: a complete color review

Looking for the perfect light gray color? Let’s talk about Benjamin Moore Wickham Gray and if it might be right for your home!

Gray is such a popular paint color because it’s a perfect neutral you can use throughout your home. There are a lot of light gray paint colors out there.

Let’s talk about Wickham Gray and if it might work in your home!

Benjamin Moore Wickham Gray paint color guide

Benjamin Moore Wickham Gray HC-171

Benjamin Moore Wickham Gray is a light gray with blue undertones. This neutral gray color is a bit of a chameleon, transforming from blue to green to gray in different lighting situations.

Click here to get a peel & stick sample of Wickham Gray!

Color Family

Wickham Gray is in the gray color family.

Light Reflectance Value


Light Reflective Value is the measurement of how much light a color bounces around. This is on a scale of 0 to 100 with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white.

With an LRV of 68, Wickham Gray is a light gray.

It appears lighter in a room with lots of natural light. It will look like a darker gray in darker rooms.

RGB Colors

R:213 G:216 B:209

RGB describes the amount of each color – red, green, and blue – present in a color. This is on a scale of 0 to 255 for each color. This is basically the color mix to make the color!

Hex Code


BM Wickham Gray


Wickham Gray has blue and green undertones, making it a cool paint color. It’s still very gray compared to other gray paint colors.

Artificial lighting and North-facing windows will bring out more of the blue undertones.

It’s very important to swatch colors on your wall to be sure they look good – day and night – in your actual space before committing.

Click here to get removable peel & stick paint samples to easily swatch with!

Best uses

A light gray paint color like Wickham Gray is neutral enough to work as a whole house paint color.

Consider using Wickham Gray for:

  • Living rooms
  • Bedrooms
  • Kitchens
  • Bathrooms
  • Home exterior
  • Furniture
  • Interior doors

Similar Colors

Click here to get a peel & stick sample of Wickham Gray!

Coordinating Colors

Due to its cool undertones, I prefer to pair Wickham Gray with other cool tones. This will mostly be darker grays, neutral whites, or lighter shades of blue, green and violet.

Be sure to pair Wickham Gray with paint colors that are at least two shades darker or two shades lighter to provide contrast. It pairs well with darker grays.

Because of its blue undertones, light blue makes a great accent color!

Dark grays:

  • Templeton Gray
  • Amherst Gray
  • Heather Gray
  • Brewster Gray

Light blues:

  • Palladian Blue
  • Woodlawn Blue
  • Wythe Blue
  • Yarmouth Blue

Off whites or true whites:

Trim Colors

Because of its cool undertones, Wickham Gray pairs best with a bright white trim color.

Bright white trim colors:

Click here to get a peel & stick sample of Wickham Gray!

Wickham Gray color palette

Want to use this paint color in your home? Instantly upgrade your home’s aesthetic with our exclusive paint color palette. Unlock the perfect trim color and six stunning accent colors, a combination of neutrals and bold hues for an instantly harmonious space!

Get your perfect paint color palette by clicking here!

BM wickham Gray


What color is Benjamin Moore Wickham Gray?

Benjamin Moore Wickham Gray is a light gray with blue undertones.

What undertones does Wickham Gray have?

Wickham Gray has cool blue and green undertones.

Is Benjamin Moore Wickham gray cool or warm?

Wickham Gray is a cool paint color.

Is Benjamin Moore Wickham Gray a true gray?

In lighter, South- and West-facing rooms, Wickham Gray will look like a true light gray. With its blue and green undertones, Wickham Gray may appear cooler in darker, North- and East-facing rooms.

What white colors go with Benjamin Moore Wickham Gray?

Off whites and true whites pair well with Wickham Gray.

Is Wickham Gray lighter than Stonington Gray?

The two colors are similar, but Wickham Gray is lighter than Stonington Gray.

Still not sure what paint color to choose?

paint color formula square mockup

My Paint Color Formula ebook walks you through the painless process of expertly testing paint swatches to ensure you have the perfect color for your home.

Learn more about the Paint Color Formula here!

The best way to sample paint? Samplize!

Get peel-and-stick removable and reusable paint samples here!

Paint color Planner mock up

Thanks for reading!

the paint color formula ad click here

Sharing is caring!