Designing with Spring Bulbs | Pay Attention to Foliage - Some bulb varieties have variegated foliage -- and choosing them adds interest to your landscape, even after the flowers fade. Some top choices include tulips 'Unicum', 'New Design', and 'Red Riding Hood'; Camassia 'Blue Melody' and 'Sacajawea'; and Fritillaria imperialis 'Aureomarginata'.

Designing with Spring Bulbs | Pay Attention to Foliage - Some bulb varieties have variegated foliage -- and choosing them adds interest to your landscape, even after the flowers fade. Some top choices include tulips 'Unicum', 'New Design', and 'Red Riding Hood'; Camassia 'Blue Melody' and 'Sacajawea'; and Fritillaria imperialis 'Aureomarginata'.

tulip mix. blooms May. 22" full sun, bulb. Perennial border, rock garden.

Perennial Tulip Mixture

tulip mix. blooms May. 22" full sun, bulb. Perennial border, rock garden.

This beauty offers rose-pink flowers with delicately fringed edges. It's especially elegant paired with blue grape hyacinths for a fantastic color combination! http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/bulbs/best-tulips-for-your-garden/?socsrc=bhgpin041615fancyfrills&page=23

The 25 Best Tulips for Your Garden

This beauty offers rose-pink flowers with delicately fringed edges. It's especially elegant paired with blue grape hyacinths for a fantastic color combination! http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/bulbs/best-tulips-for-your-garden/?socsrc=bhgpin041615fancyfrills&page=23

Montreux tulip (Tulipa 'Montreux') bears fluffy white, peony-style blooms that feature brushstrokes of the palest pink on the outer petals. It grows 2 feet tall. Zones 3-8

Montreux tulip (Tulipa 'Montreux') bears fluffy white, peony-style blooms that feature brushstrokes of the palest pink on the outer petals. It grows 2 feet tall. Zones 3-8

Eye-catching linifolia tulips bloom bright red with a dark purple splotch at the base. More tulips to add to your garden: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/bulbs/best-tulips-for-your-garden/?socsrc=bhgpin042715linifolia&page=16

The 25 Best Tulips for Your Garden

Eye-catching linifolia tulips bloom bright red with a dark purple splotch at the base. More tulips to add to your garden: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/bulbs/best-tulips-for-your-garden/?socsrc=bhgpin042715linifolia&page=16

A relatively unknown tulip, this species offers small, bright yellow flowers. An added bonus: It often produces more than one bloom per stem. http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/bulbs/best-tulips-for-your-garden/?socsrc=bhgpin050115kolpakowskiana&page=18

The 25 Best Tulips for Your Garden

A relatively unknown tulip, this species offers small, bright yellow flowers. An added bonus: It often produces more than one bloom per stem. http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/bulbs/best-tulips-for-your-garden/?socsrc=bhgpin050115kolpakowskiana&page=18

Good naturalizer & cool foliage: 'Red Riding Hood' is a compact species tulip that blooms in early spring with fiery red-orange blooms borne above maroon-striped foliage. Like other varieties in this species, it withstands stormy spring weather well and multiplies in the garden.

Top Tulips that Come Back Every Year

Good naturalizer & cool foliage: 'Red Riding Hood' is a compact species tulip that blooms in early spring with fiery red-orange blooms borne above maroon-striped foliage. Like other varieties in this species, it withstands stormy spring weather well and multiplies in the garden.

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