Rhododendron periclymenoides - Pinxter Flower Azalea
This is a deciduous variety with pink flowers early in the spring before the leaves appear. More commonly seen in the piedmont sections, but will survive in cold climates. The bloom resembles that of a honeysuckle except it is pink. This variety will spread somewhat by underground runners.
Semi-Shade to Sun, Rich Soil, Spring, 8-15 ft Tall, Zones 5-8