Flowers white;IV–VI; light green foliage; loose, upright habit; height at least 1m; spread 75–100cm. One of the finest of all heathers.
Collected by Lieut. Robert Williams (Caerhays, Cornwall) at Algeciras in southern Spain.
Named after Robert Williams. Lieutenant Williams was killed early in during World War I. (2nd Lieut R Williams (2nd Battalion of the Grenadier Guards), buried in Vermelles British Cemetery, died 8 October 1915, in Battle of Loos.)