Yes Azaleas. They just fully blossomed this week. The 70-200mm VR II is a great lens. I had to fine tune the AF on my D3X and D800 but not on my D300 or D700. I fine tuned at a distance or 9' at 200mm. It now is perfect at all focal lengths and is dead on sharp on my moon shots including those taken with the TC-20E III.