Daphne × transatlantica 'Summer Ice' is celebrated for its aromatic blooms and captivating foliage. Originating from the crossbreeding of Daphne caucasica and Daphne collina, 'Summer Ice' stands out with its glossy evergreen leaves edged in creamy white. This elegant foliage forms a picturesque backdrop for its most captivating feature: the fragrant flowers. The flowers are usually clustered and come in delicate shades of white and pink. Emitting an enchanting fragrance, these flowers grace gardens and outdoor spaces with their presence over a long period from late spring to early summer.
It thrives in partial to full sunlight, and likes well-drained moderately fertile soil. It won't be happy in waterlogged conditions. Pruning after flowering aids in shape maintenance and encourages healthy growth. This plant can be toxic if ingested.
Daphne × transatlantica 'Summer Ice' would make a captivating asset to gardens and outdoor areas, adding both visual elegance through its variegated leaves and sensory pleasure through its fragrant blooms.