Mystery red beetle

Mystery red beetle

Observation - Mystery red beetle - Global. Description: My mum saw beetle (I think it's a beetle anyway) this on a beautiful flower in the Jardin Botanique de Bordeaux. Any ideas what it is please? It was probably a couple of cm long... I think.

My mum saw beetle (I think it's a beetle anyway) this on a beautiful flower in the "Jardin Botanique de Bordeaux". Any ideas what it is please? It was probably a couple of cm long... I think.