Daphne × transatlantica 'Summer Ice' Daphne × transatlantica 'Summer Ice' Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of White Flower Farm 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 (Daphne × transatlantica 'Summer Ice') DAF-nee ex tranz-at-LAN-tih-kah Genus: Daphne This rounded shrub has leaves with white margins, and pale pink star-shaped flowers that bloom in the spring, fall, and sometimes in between. The blossoms release an intoxicating fragrance. Noteworthy Characteristics: Soft pink flowers with strong fragrance. Sap may irritate skin; all plant parts are toxic if ingested. Care: Site in a permanent location in sun or part shade and organically rich, well-drained soil that does not dry out. Mulch to keep roots cool. Propagation: Take softwood cuttings in early summer and hardwood cuttings in late summer. Problems: Aphids, scale insects, fasciation, Southern blight, tobacco ringspot virus, Verticillium wilt, rots, and Botrytis twig blight are all common. Overview Height 3 ft. to 6 ft. Spread 3 ft. to 6 ft. Growth Pace Moderate Grower Light Full Sun to Part Shade Moisture Medium Moisture Maintenance Low Characteristics Fragrant Flowers, Showy Foliage Bloom Time Fall, Late Spring, Spring Foliage Color Variegated Foliage Uses Beds and Borders, Poisonous, Specimen Plant/Focal Point Seasonal Interest Spring Interest Type Shrubs Daphne × transatlantica 'Summer Ice'View the discussion thread.